• WordNet 3.6
    • n objectification the act of representing an abstraction as a physical thing
    • n objectification a concrete representation of an abstract idea or principle
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n objectification The act or process of objectifying or of making objective. Also objectivation.
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  • Suzanne K. Langer
    Suzanne K. Langer
    “Art is the objectification of feeling.”


In literature:

Il n'y a que les Allemands qui sachent etre aussi completement objectifs.
"A Lecture on the Study of History" by Lord Acton
At bottom this fantastic form is the romantic spirit tending toward objectification.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
Nor is it hard to find the ground of this survival in the sense of beauty of an objectification of feeling elsewhere extinct.
"The Sense of Beauty" by George Santayana
Duguit, L'etat, le droit objectif et la loi positive (1901).
"An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law" by Roscoe Pound
So then by this inner objectification the subject does not at all depart from itself.
"The Reform of Education" by Giovanni Gentile

In news:

Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform," is back for another "delicious conversation" on Out in the Bay.
Objectification of women or postmodern sendup.
The Objectification of Women Is a Real, Measurable Phenomenon.
Magic Mike stars say there's no such thing as "male objectification ".
A new study has found that women who have been ogled by men before taking a math quiz perform worse than those who were not subject to subtle objectification.
She may have considered herself a champion of female power, but the currency of that power was cleavage and legs, and women paid it by being complicit in their own objectification.
Freudian boundaries perpetuate sexism, suspicion, and sexual objectification, rather than patiently nurturing oneness between men and women.
Argue that objectification is a misleading term.
Revealing dress exposes women to objectifications.
The objectification and sexism faced by women in the media, and particularly powerful women and women in leadership—like those competing in the Olympics—has serious implications.
) Sexual objectification is nothing new, but this latest era is characterized by greater exposure to advertising and increased sexual explicitness in advertising, magazines, television shows, movies, video games, music videos.

In science:

Résumé - Réduire le poids des véhicules est l’un des principaux objectifs des constructeurs automobiles. Le remplacement de l’acier par l’aluminium va dans ce sens.
Anisotropic behaviour law for sheets used in stamping: A comparative study of steel and aluminium