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Negative ConnotationPlay
Using 'objectify' indicates disapproval and criticizes the reduction of people to objects. SlideThe movie's portrayal of its characters seemed to objectify women.
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Person's WorthPlay
To 'objectify' someone often implies ignoring their personality or feelings. SlideReality shows can objectify participants, focusing on their looks rather than abilities.
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The term is frequently used in discussions about gender, power, and social issues. SlideThe debate about objectifying ads sparked protests.