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Meaning of ANIMALIZATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities
  2. [n]  a depiction in the form of an animal
 

ANIMALIZATION is a 13 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: animalisation, brutalisation, brutalization
 
 See Also: debasement, degradation, delineation, depiction, limning, line drawing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`i*mal*i*za"tion\, n. [Cf. F. animalisation.]
1. The act of animalizing; the giving of animal life, or
   endowing with animal properties.

2. Conversion into animal matter by the process of
   assimilation. --Owen.

 

 

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