Definition of objectify
2 : to give expression to (as an abstract notion, feeling, or ideal) in a form that can be experienced by others <it is the essence of the fairy tale to objectify differing facets of the child's emotional experience — John Updike>
objectificationplay \-ˌjek-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
Examples of objectify in a sentence
She says beauty pageants objectify women.
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Definition of objectify for English Language Learners
: to treat (someone) as an object rather than as a person
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