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BASTARDIZATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does bastardization mean? 

BASTARDIZATION (noun)
  The noun BASTARDIZATION has 2 senses:

1. declaring or rendering bastard
2. an act that debases or corrupts

  Familiarity information: BASTARDIZATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BASTARDIZATION (noun)


Sense 1bastardization [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Declaring or rendering bastard

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

the annulment of their marriage resulted in the bastardization of their children

Hypernyms ("bastardization" is a kind of...):

declaration (a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written))


Sense 2bastardization [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An act that debases or corrupts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

bastardisation; bastardization

Hypernyms ("bastardization" is a kind of...):

debasement; degradation (changing to a lower state (a less respected state))


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