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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Animalization  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  animalization 
  n  :  an  act  that  makes  people  cruel  or  lacking  normal  human 
  qualities  [syn:  {brutalization},  {brutalisation},  {animalisation}] 




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