or de-mas·si·fy

[ dee-mas-uh-fahy ]

verb (used with object),de·mas·si·fied, de·mas·si·fy·ing.
  1. to cause (society or a social system) to become less uniform or centralized; diversify or decentralize: to demassify the federal government.

  2. to break (something standardized or homogeneous) into elements that appeal to individual tastes or special interests: to demassify the magazine industry into special-interest periodicals.

Origin of demassify


Other words from demassify

  • de·mas·si·fi·ca·tion, noun
  • de·mas·si·fi·er, noun

Words Nearby demassify Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023