dedramatize

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dedramatize

(diːˈdræməˌtaɪz) or

dedramatise

vb (tr)
to cause to be less dramatic
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Je suis enjouee, je les fais rire, je dedramatise. [...] ils sont bien a l'ecole.
Ce dernier, dans ses declarations d'apres-match, dedramatise : [beaucoup moins que] Je comprends parfaitement l'attitude des supporters.
Tout est vu et narre de sa hauteur d'enfant, et sa langue poetique dedramatise le theme.
In this paper I wish to delve into the material of resilience, more specifically the nature of the entities and motilities involved in emergency response, in order to dedramatise and decentre the neoliberal prospectus.
Meme si la personne, dans les faits, n'a pas le controle de la situation, l'information dedramatise et permet d'attenuer le sentiment de revolte, ainsi que l'impact psychologique qui peut en decouler.
The commissioner's aim is to dedramatise' the immigration debate by proposing a third option somewhere between the security approach and the approach promoting development in the home countries as a way of reducing the numbers of people leaving.
"It will be necessary," he says, "to dedramatise" the debate.
It might dedramatise debates, which overestimate change.
In the event, European External Relations Commissioner Hans van den Broek aimed to play the subject down - to "dedramatise" it, and to take what he called a "pragmatic" approach.