verb (used with object), objectified, objectifying.
to present as an object, especially of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.

1830–40; object + -ify

objectification, noun
de-objectification, noun
nonobjectification, noun
overobjectification, noun
overobjectify, verb (used with object), overobjectified, overobjectifying.
self-objectification, noun
unobjectified, adjective
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objectify (əbˈdʒɛktɪˌfaɪ)
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
(tr) to represent concretely; present as an object

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Word Origin & History

1830s, from M.L. objectum (see object (n.)). Related: Objectified.

1830s, from objectify.
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Example sentences
Our consumption without thought to consequence is objectification of nature, a symptom of our humanist superiority complex.
What they experience amounts to an objectification of their own life, a little sweetened by reachable enhancements.
The author talked about objectification of human corpses.
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