from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To deprive of individual character or a sense of personal identity: a large corporation that depersonalizes its employees.
- transitive v. To render impersonal: depersonalize an interview.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To remove a sense of personal identity or individual character from something
- v. To present something as an impersonal object
- v. To suffer an episode of depersonalization
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To regard as not individually personal; remove the idea of personality or of individuality from, as by ascribing a work, like the Iliad or the Odyssey, to many writers or authors, instead of to one writer or author. Also spelled depersonalise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make impersonal or present as an object
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