banalize

banalize

[buh-nal-ahyz, -nah-lahyz, beyn-l-ahyz]
verb (used with object), banalized, banalizing.
to render or make banal; trivialize: Television has often been accused of banalizing even the most serious subjects.
Also, especially British, banalise.


Origin:
1960–65; banal + -ize

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