verb. To perform the delicate reverse-lobotomization process.
Related terms: dumbassify, de-dumbassify, dumbassification, dedumbassification.
Real citation: "Chuck D offered props to the students for 'working to un-dumbassify yourselves,' encouraged students to broaden their horizons, and called for a greater emphasis on education in American culture, saying 'We need the information in the education to get as much repetition as the entertainment.'"
("Study in Contrasts," Feb. 25, 2006, Uncertain Principles, http://scienceblogs.com/principles/2006/02/study_in_contrasts.php)
Made-up citation: "Maybe if teachers were called un-dumbassifiers, they'd make more money."