Reputation vs Monsterize - What's the difference?

reputation | monsterize |

As a noun reputation

is reputation.

As a verb monsterize is

to make something or another into a monster or the appearance of.



(en noun)
  • What somebody is known for.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1529 , author=John Frith , by= , title=A pistle to the Christen reader. The Revelation of Antichrist: Antithesis, citation , chapter= , isbn= , publisher=Luft [i.e. Hoochstraten] , location= , editor= , volume_plain= , page=117 , passage=And Balaam (or as the trueth of the hebrewe hath Bileam) doth signifie the people of no reputation / or the vayne people or they that are not counted for people. }}

    Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to "reputation": good, great, excellent, bad, stellar, tarnished, evil, damaged, dubious, spotless, terrible, ruined, horrible, lost, literary, corporate, global, personal, academic, scientific, posthumous, moral, artistic.


    * name

    Derived terms

    * reputational



    Alternative forms

    * monsterise


  • To make something or another into a monster or the appearance of
  • * 2010 , various, Vampirella Archives , Volume 1, page 331
  • "IRON-ON" MONSTERS Itie newest way to "Monsterize " your shirts. T-shirts, sweat shirts, jeans, jackets, notebooks-any tiling
  • To give another very bad reputation, demonize, vilify
  • * 2003 , Belinda Morrissey, When women kill: questions of agency and subjectivity , page 25
  • Vilification/monsterization denies agency by insisting upon the evil nature of the murderess, thus causing her to lose
  • * 2002 , Mark Thornton Burnett, Constructing 'monsters' in Shakespearean drama and early modern culture , page 93
  • *:The particular conjunction of politics and 'monsters' in Richard III 'monsterizes ' an already 'monstrous' language and institution, a reflection of the level of anxiety generated by the succession crisis in the 1590s.
  • * '2006'', Michael Finkel, ''True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa
  • “I'd admit the past & monsterize' myself in the eyes of the jury,” he wrote. “I would try to be emotionless, to add credibility to that ' monsterization .


    * vampirize, vampirise * zombify