Definition of delegitimize
: to diminish or destroy the legitimacy, prestige, or authority of delegitimize a government
delegitimizationplay \-ˌji-tə-mə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
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But Democratic politicians and bloggers, who haven’t given up on dreams of somehow ousting Trump from office and who are eager as always to delegitimize his presidency, have gone further.
President Trump tweeted early this morning, the latest salvo in his increasingly desperate, frenzied campaign to delegitimize the free press.
And Ruth's decision to delegitimize her identity as a costume?
But Trump aides have repeatedly tried to blur the issue, and some still seem unwilling in public to even admit the election meddling took place -- often equating such questions with an attempt to delegitimize Trump's election.
In 2009, the Obama administration banned Fox News from interviews with a top Treasury Department official as part of a larger White House effort to delegitimize the conservative news channel.
By the time December rolled round, and Trump had been elected, intelligence agencies had concluded that Putin was seeking to harm Hillary Clinton, help Trump and delegitimize the U.S. electoral process.
If the baseline argument was familiar -- that the whole mess was purpose-built to delegitimize his presidency and excuse the Democrats' shortcomings -- his looping logic has never been more plain.
Exploitation of ongoing native versus non-native rifts, and tribal rifts between peaceful and violent elements is critical in our effort to delegitimize the anti-DAPL movement.
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