devalorize

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devalorize

(diːˈvæləˌraɪz) or

devalorise

vb (tr)
1. (Economics) a variant form of devalue
2. a variant form of devalue
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The novel devalorizes the battlefront experience and undermines the sacred status official discourse ascribes to martyrdom.
Instead, Dihqan and Hillawi question, devalorize, and strip martyrdom down to its physical meaning: pain, violence, and death.
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.
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.
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.