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Definition of Demonize

Demonize

  1. To convert into a demon; to infuse the principles or fury of a demon into.
  2. To control or possess by a demon.

Demonize Quotations

Throughout my life I have always been amazed that people couldn't listen to other people, that they couldn't hear their best intent, that there seemed to be an enormous need to demonize.
Warren Farrell

It's easy to demonize from a distance.
Rick Warren

If the guy out in the woods with the Michigan Militia is a real estate negotiator, instead of some crackpot, and has a normal life, that's unnerving. You don't want to think it's as normal as the guy next door, hedging his lawn. It's easier to demonize or separate them off from 'us.'
Michael Moore

People in power need to control others in order to maintain power. One of the ways to do that is to take that which is threatening and demonize it.
Jasmine Guy

If you aren't just brought up in your tribe but interact with other people either directly or vicariously, through journalism and literature, you see what life is like from other points of view and are less likely to demonize them or dehumanize others and more likely to empathize with them.
Steven Pinker
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