dumbing down


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dumbing down

nNiveauverlust m; (= simplification)Vereinfachung f
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The left has so succeeded in dumbing down people that they've even dumbed down themselves," Limbaugh said on his nationally syndicated weekly radio program.
This often results in a regrettable dumbing down of the mass TV audience, dragging the A-B-C audience to a D level, along with everybody else.
It is a kind of dumbing down, in a way, because it's taking our focus away from real-world issues.
Former Bishop of Rochester Michael Nazir-Ali, writing in The Mail on Sunday, branded it part of the "constant dumbing down of Christian teaching" rather than making an effort to explain the meaning of baptism.
Some very intelligent younger women are dumbing down to appear hotter and cuter and putting their looks and image above their brains - the reason being because 'hot' is seen to be desirable," she added.
Mick Warwicker, head of communications at Newcastle University, said: "It's certainly not a question of Newcastle dumbing down on its exams.
People see her as an example of dumbing down and do not think she is right for the image of Radio 2.
Yet, for all the dumbing down that his image may have suffered, Gordon Brown made a telling point when faced with the question what he would do if he lost office.
DESPERATE jobseekers are dumbing down their CVs to secure jobs they're overqualified for, according to a global recruitment agency.
THE Welsh host of Mastermind has hit back at claims that the show is dumbing down.
Professor Bruce Fleming told The Washington Post regarding minority students meeting admissions standards, "First of all, we're dumbing down the Naval Academy.
I will continue to read and to enjoy S&T, but there's no doubt that there has been a dumbing down with respect to quantitative information about amateur equipment.