Definition of de-emphasis in English:

de-emphasis

noun

  • See de-emphasize

    • ‘One effect of this focus on Lenin is a relative de-emphasis of Stalin's significance.’
    • ‘This approach, coupled with Confucian conservatism and formality, has led to a deliberate de-emphasis of humor.’
    • ‘A loss of the feminine and its importance in the economy of salvation is part of the legacy of the Protestant Reformation and its de-emphasis of the iconic elements of faith.’
    • ‘For one thing, de-emphasis of preaching is a general phenomenon in American churches.’
    • ‘Housing activists say that the change indicates a de-emphasis on affordable housing.’