devalorize

devalorize

(diːˈvæləˌraɪz) or

devalorise

vb (tr)
1. (Economics) a variant form of devalue
2. a variant form of devalue
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3) In Comte's positivist and evolutionist scheme, human intellectual development cannot transcend or devalorize fetishism because this primordial stage already manifests the fundamental dispositions that characterize the scientific mind in an immature form.
Instead, Dihqan and Hillawi question, devalorize, and strip martyrdom down to its physical meaning: pain, violence, and death.
The novel devalorizes the battlefront experience and undermines the sacred status official discourse ascribes to martyrdom.
In the receiving countries of Europe, Canada, and the USA, it is a common practice on the part of employers and states alike to devalorize and invisibilize the work of migrants, whose underpaid work makes a significant contribution to the affluence of these societies.
It is not his intent "to devalorize the extant essays on Beloved" (99), he claims, but it is easy to get that precisely that impression from Forgetting Futures, particularly when this other scholarship remains largely unmentioned.
The reader, in choosing to emphasize the latent homoerotics of such novels, is simultaneously forced to devalorize their feminine elements: if a queer relationship in a novel is to be identified and defined as central, natural, and vital to a protagonist's growth process, the competing relationship, that with the female love interest, must automatically suffer in comparison-appearing false, corrupting, even potentially fatal to the male hero.
In so doing, the excessive fetishization of the (fake) brand by inferior social groups devalorizes it in practice.
First, as noted above, casting the subordinated as feminine devalorizes not only women but also sexually, racially, culturally, and economically marginalized men (e.
If this strand of thought, which descends from Platonic idealism and combines with a transcendental dogmatics, devalorizes and condemns trust in what appears before the eyes, it is strange to note that it is precisely certain ascetic spiritual searches that rehabilitated sensory perception.
By doing this, urgency creates an arbitration which favours the present and devalorizes the future - now linked with a feeling of uncertainty; this condition creates a value-loaded estimate of the present as a force simply too weighty to allow us to consider the future.
Feminist criticism now provides further insights into the function of male discourse, of which the text in question is no doubt a prime example, and convincingly demonstrates how it silences and devalorizes the female characters.
The first would appear to be the incessant overproduction of objects of consumption and their accelerated obsolescence, which have generated a vernacular violence in the spaces of everyday life that regulates every spatiotemporal order and devalorizes all object relations.