demystify

verb de·mys·ti·fy \ (ˌ)dē-ˈmis-tə-ˌfī \
|Updated on: 6 Jun 2018

Definition of demystify

: to eliminate the mystifying features of

demystification

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌmis-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Examples of demystify in a Sentence

  1. The class is intended to demystify the process of using a computer.

  2. a wine book that does a lot to demystify the subject for the casual drinker who just wants a good bottle for dinner

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First Known Use of demystify

1963

in the meaning defined above

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DEMYSTIFY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of demystify for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something) clear and easy to understand : to explain (something) so that it no longer confuses or mystifies someone



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