deglamorize

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de·glam·or·ize

 (dē-glăm′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. de·glam·or·ized, de·glam·or·iz·ing, de·glam·or·iz·es
To make less glamorous: "pressing the entertainment industry to deglamorize the treatment of drugs in films" (Larry Martz).
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deglamorize

(diːˈɡlæməˌraɪz) or

deglamorise

vb (tr)
to make (a person or thing) less glamorous
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de•glam•or•ize

or de•glam•our•ize

(diˈglæm əˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to reduce the appeal or status of.
[1935–40]
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