defamiliarize

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verb de·fa·mil·iar·ize \ (ˌ)dē-fə-ˈmil-yə-ˌrīz \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of defamiliarize

transitive verb
:to present or render in an unfamiliar artistic form usually to stimulate fresh perception

defamiliarization

play \-ˌmil-yə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of defamiliarize

1965


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