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bestial +‎ -ization


bestialization (uncountable)

  1. the state or process of turning bestial; depravation, corruption, degradation, dehumanization
    • 1919, Boris Sidis, The Source and Aim of Human Progress:
      The bestialization produced by war and militant patriotism came openly to the front with all the horrors of savagery, rapine, deportation, atrocities, and the inhuman slaughter of millions of human beings for the glory of the Fatherland and Kultur and for "the making of the world fit for Democracy."