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Synonyms for objectify

to represent (an abstraction, for example) in or as if in bodily form

Synonyms for objectify

make external or objective, or give reality to

make impersonal or present as an object

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According to Paul Ingram, Murti "falsities" Madhyamika by reading it "through the philosophical assumptions of Advaita Vedanta," meaning, presumably, that he tends to objectify sunyata into a monistic absolute.
It's very easy for people to objectify a transgender person, but when a family stands up and says, 'This is my child,' that catches someone's ear.
Neil's success may well encourage other youngsters to try to objectify their imaginings.
C'mon, how is a round of sweaty, fat men pummeling each other silly on a cow pasture, between beer ads that objectify women and glorify drinking alcohol, somehow more virtuous than a dozen or so beautiful and fit women traipsing around in the grass and having some fun?
There actually IS a problem with the three-category interpretation of architecture, but it is in the attempt to objectify the third category (crudely put, to state what is the correct style of design, the debate which has always dogged our subject), and it is an error inherited from the simple cause-and-effect rationalism of the past.
It's an image of disaster, a painting of power trying to objectify the body.
On the other hand, if Moses recognizes Mingo as another subject, he must also eventually recognize that Mingo is capable of his own objectifications-that the slave has the latent power to objectify the master.
So my impression of the most important phase in today's Art Education is the realization, on the part of the teacher, that School Art is Education and that she as a drawing teacher can draw out the child to think and objectify his thoughts.
Racially charged terms--such as "hillbillies" in Briggs, or "gentrifier" in Corktown, or "racist" in Warrendale--are used by whites to objectify other whites, often on the basis of class.
The researchers found that participants focused more on women's chests and waists and less on faces when they were asked to objectify the women by evaluating their appearance rather than their personality.
They objectify a profoundly unconscious, unnameable experience, reminding us that the body remains an enigma and a fantasy however much we think we understand its workings.
They are somehow able to objectify the infant they've given birth to.
Ferreira said that the 'Wrecking Ball' singer is obviously way bigger, as all eyes are on her, but she feels they are kind of going through a similar thing where everyone's criticizing them for trying to objectify themselves.
Nor do I suggest that girls are allowed to objectify only themselves, and never boys.
Why do horror films repeatedly tend to objectify women in particular?