objectifying

objectify

[uhb-jek-tuh-fahy]
verb (used with object), objectified, objectifying.
to present as an object, especially of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.

Origin:
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
 
objectifi'cation
 
n

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