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tr.v. de·per·son·al·ized, de·per·son·al·iz·ing, de·per·son·al·iz·es
1. To deprive of individual character or a sense of personal identity: a large corporation that depersonalizes its employees.
2. To render impersonal: depersonalize an interview.
de·per′son·al·i·za′tion (-sə-nə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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1. the act or an instance of depersonalizing
2. (Psychiatry) psychiatry an abnormal state of consciousness in which the subject feels unreal and detached from himself and the world
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Pathological loss of contact with reality.
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|Noun||1.||depersonalization - emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness|
depersonalisation, depersonalisation disorder, depersonalisation neurosis, depersonalization disorder, depersonalization neurosis
dissociative disorder - dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down
|2.||depersonalization - (existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in an impersonal social machine|
existential philosophy, existentialism, existentialist philosophy - (philosophy) a 20th-century philosophical movement chiefly in Europe; assumes that people are entirely free and thus responsible for what they make of themselves
|3.||depersonalization - representing a human being as a physical thing deprived of personal qualities or individuality; "according to Marx, treating labor as a commodity exemplified the reification of the individual"|
objectification - the act of representing an abstraction as a physical thing
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depersonalization[dɪˌpɜːsn/əlaɪˈzeɪʃ/ən] n (frm) → spersonalizzazione f
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depersonalizationn (psych) despersonalización f
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