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).


(diːˈɡlæməˌraɪz) or


vb (tr)
to make (a person or thing) less glamorous


or de•glam•our•ize

(diˈglæm əˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to reduce the appeal or status of.
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who wished to deglamorize movie violence in order to show how ugly and awful real violence was" (2000: 13).