One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make (someone or something) less glamorous or attractive.
- ‘Indeed, so deglamorized are his paintings of dancers backstage and in rehearsal that in some circles Degas has gained a reputation for misogyny.’
- ‘Commanders were to deglamorize drinking, educate service members on its harmful effects, punish drunken driving severely, and de-emphasize alcohol at social functions.’
- ‘Taking place in real time, the short goes a long way toward deglamorizing the myth of the celebrity trailer.’
- ‘‘His art is the art of removing the blockage to large truths by deglamorizing and denaturalizing our priorities of remaining in control’.’
- ‘He believes harm reduction strategies help deglamorise drug abuse and addiction, and does not encourage young people to take up drugs.’
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