demonize

(redirected from demonized)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to demonized: thesaurus
  • verb

Synonyms for demonize

make into a demon

Synonyms

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
I disagree that the schools have been unfairly demonized, in this and other instances--in fact, I believe I have often been too moderate in my statements.
Gutierrez became Breslin's near-forgotten martyr, rescued from obscurity to symbolize the struggle of an invisible workforce, demonized by lawmakers yet fueling the American economy with its cheap labor.
Graves, a complex figure who tends to be demonized by some and lauded by others, receives a fair and balanced treatment in Hall's article.
Headlines describing the secret "nexus" quickly hit the front pages, while editorials demonized privatization.
In such environments, change agents are marginalized, demonized, driven to suicide, or otherwise got rid of.
A way to recognize people who through out the day are often ignored, and even demonized.
With no sense of their opponents' humanity, they blithely demonized innocent people.
As in her first novel, The Four Temperaments (2002)--which, among other things, also concerns adultery and its corrosive effects upon a marriage--McDonough here skillfully devotes each chapter to the perspective of a different character, thus clarifying each individual's motivations so that no one is demonized for his or her actions.
And in Greece, as in too many other European countries, the tiny Jewish community suffers from resurgent anti-Semitism, as well as guilt by association with demonized Israel.
Partly it's because on some big subjects, they've been proved broadly correct: Welfare reform was hugely demonized, but it seems to have worked.
In fact, for years San Francisco's Downtown has been demonized by the city's left-leaning politicians for failing to pay its alleged 'fair share' for services.
We've been ignored, marginalized, demonized, dehumanized.
Ignoring them and not responding quickly just sets up an organization to be-best case-inaccurately represented; worst case, to be demonized.
Miranda Richardson creates one of Cronenberg's most memorable shape-shifters as Dennis ``Spider'' Cleg's mother, a woman both enshrined and demonized in the demented man's collapsing spook-house memory.