Origin of demonize
OTHER WORDS FROM demonizede·mon·i·za·tion, noun
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How to use demonize in a sentence
Newsletter articles demonized second-wave feminists as “arrogant” and “anti-male.”Newsletters may threaten the mainstream media, but they also build communities|Sarah Ovink|July 8, 2021|Washington Post
He is right that racism remains a problem and that the nation faces an existential threat when racial groups employ partisan politics to demonize others.A well-worn argument about race, intelligence and violence|Theodore Johnson|June 25, 2021|Washington Post
This isolation matters, too, because it means that parties can’t count on enthusiasm from their own voters — instead, they must demonize the political opposition in order to mobilize voters.Why The Two-Party System Is Effing Up U.S. Democracy|Lee Drutman (email@example.com)|June 16, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
The film also draws on the current trend of reevaluating demonized women to give her a far more sympathetic persona.Why it’s so satisfying to root for Disney villains|Aja Romano|May 28, 2021|Vox
They care about demonizing and attacking law enforcement, and I think it’s wrong.
Some historians say that the Christian church gave Satan horns to demonize the Wiccan faith.‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism|Dina Goldstein|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But if we showed all that stuff, people would instantly demonize the film.
The proponents of these laws will demonize Muslims while making the case for these measures.13 Years After 9/11, Anti-Muslim Bigotry Is Worse Than Ever|Dean Obeidallah|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It possesses the power to both humanize and demonize minority groups.
Democrats have certainly done their fair share of utilizing the race card in the Obama era to demonize their political opponents.Eric Cantor’s Last, Legacy-Burnishing Task: Update the VRA|Ron Christie|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His choices free or fetter, elevate or debase, deify or demonize his humanity.Tablets|Amos Bronson Alcott
The tendency to sentimentalize nature has, in our time, largely taken the place of the old tendency to demonize and spiritize it.Ways of Nature|John Burroughs