Definition of pornification in English:

pornification

noun

mass noun
  • The prevalence or normalization of sexual themes and explicit sexual imagery in popular or mainstream culture.

    ‘the growing pornification of our society’
    • ‘She describes this process as the "pornification of society".’
    • ‘Her reluctance to see the connection between "girlification" and "pornification" seems understandable.’
    • ‘The author decries the sexual explicitness (what she calls "pornification") of popular culture and suggests ways that parents can protect their children from the suggestiveness of media images.’
    • ‘A campaigner against the "pornification" of America through what she sees as the erosion of family values and patriotism, she is also a persistent critic of Hollywood and the United Nations.’
    • ‘And the pornification of that market means attractiveness of girls and women is now synonymous with sexiness, while sexiness is synonymous with performance rather than actual pleasure.’
    • ‘Until we have proper regulation of the pornification of mainstream media, the group will keep organising protests.’
    • ‘Now 45, her latest book focussed on what she calls the "pornification" of America and was a paean to conservative values in family life, education and patriotism.’
    • ‘"It's effectively pornification of children; some people have labelled it corporate paedophilia," he said.’
    • ‘So we sit tight, and fret in secret about the pornification of the world.’
    • ‘As advertising and popular culture have become more heavily sexualised (to the point where some scholars speak of the 'pornification' of culture more generally), the impact upon children has increased.’

Pronunciation

pornification

/pɔːnɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/