Meaning of demystification in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdiːˌmɪstɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

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See demystify

‘We want to get a true picture of how it works, the big picture - that's what we're going for: no smoke, no mirrors - a demystification of the music industry and how to do it in a non-confrontational way.’
  • ‘While the 80-member-crew tries desperately to stick to the tight schedule, for the students in the audience it is a demystification of the electronic world they aren't quite prepared for.’
  • ‘The photograph, when taken together with the argument is an exercise in demystification: it reveals something that was previously hidden, the presence of black factory workers in 1930s France.’
  • ‘This isn't rocket science - it's a refreshing demystification (but not a debunking) of an artform which often appears dusty and irrelevant to youngsters.’
  • ‘Writers do not predict the future but use writing as a cognitive ancillary in the demystification of the present.’