Plebification
Plebification Pleb`i*fi*ca"tion, n. [L. plebs the common people + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See {-fy}.] A rendering plebeian; the act of vulgarizing. [R.] [1913 Webster]

You begin with the attempt to popularize learning . . . but you will end in the plebification of knowledge. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]


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  • plebification — ˌplebəfə̇ˈkāshən noun ( s) Etymology: plebs + i + fication : the act of plebeianizing : the state of being plebeianized represents the plebification of the Romantic spirit F.J.Mather begin with the attempt to popularize learning … but you will… …   Useful english dictionary

  • plebification — pleb·i·fi·ca·tion …   English syllables

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