awfulize
 v.— «It is a most common experience in law schools to have someone say, of some action or state of events, “how awful,” with the clear implication that reversing it will de-awfulize the world to the full extent of the initial awfulness.» —“Commentaries on Richard A. Posner’s ‘Economic Analysis of Law’” by Arthur Allen Leff Virginia Law Review Mar., 1974. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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