- to make impersonal.
- to deprive of personality or individuality: a mechanistic society that is depersonalizing its members.
Also especially British, de·per·son·al·ise.
Origin of depersonalize
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Examples from the Web for depersonalize
- to deprive (a person, organization, system, etc) of individual or personal qualities; render impersonal
- to cause (someone) to lose his sense of personal identity
C19: from de- + personal + -ize