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- v. To strip of individuality.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To destroy individuality.
In the regime's attempt to "deindividualize" the citizen, sexuality was suppressed -- only to explode in primitive and violent forms.
What Africans need, and what all races need, is not what will denationalize or deindividualize them, not what will stamp them out of existence, but what will show that God has a purpose in creating race varieties.
Africa and the American Negro...Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa Held Under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.