Definitions

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  • v. Alternative spelling of denormalize.

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Examples

  • The effect of that, he said, was to "denormalise" faith and intensify the perception among people that faith was not "part of the bloodstream", as he claimed it was in "great swathes of the country".

    Christian Today

  • This is simply the government starting to denormalise drinking in the same way it denormalised smoking.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • Using a term like 'British nationalism' is a ploy by Welsh nationalists like myself to denormalise the mundane nationalism of the state and to question the conceptions and yes, perjudice, of the opponents of Welsh nationalism.

    Everybody's A Nationalist

  • Last year New York's health commissioner Thomas Farley admitted that plans to ban smoking in public parks had negligible health benefits to non-smokers but had a great role in helping to denormalise smoking in the eyes of the kids.

    openDemocracy

  • We will denormalise and criminalise everyone who lives along the ABC lifestyle - JUST BECAUSE WE DON'T LIKE IT AND WE HAVE MONEY AND POWER - HAHAHAHAHA! david

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

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  • Spiked: 'Goerlitz’s empathy with smokers is one reason why he finds himself out of line with a movement that has become preoccupied with ‘denormalising’ smoking to the point where it is denormalising human beings. Groups like Action on Smoking on Health (USA) have called for smokers to be banned from fostering children and has suggested businesses should not employ smokers.'

    June 17, 2009