deglamorize

verb
de·​glam·​or·​ize | \(ˌ)dē-ˈgla-mə-ˌrīz \

Definition of deglamorize 

transitive verb

: to remove the glamour from a book that deglamorizes Hollywood

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deglamorization \(ˌ)dē-​ˌgla-​mə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən \ noun

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The camera became a handy tool for those, labeled Minimalists or Conceptualists, who wanted to deglamorize the world (and the artist’s role) by documenting mundane things or repeated actions. Richard B. Woodward, WSJ, "Photography’s Shifting Shore," 30 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of deglamorize

1938, in the meaning defined above

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