emasculate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To castrate.
    • To castrate.
    • To rob of energy or vitality; weaken.
    • To rob of virile or procreative power; to castrate energy; to castrate; to geld.
    • To deprive of masculine vitality or character; to weaken; to render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.
    • To deprive of strength or vitality; weaken.
    • To deprive of virile or procreative power; to castrate power; to castrate; to geld.
    • To deprive of masculine vigor or character; to weaken; to make effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.
    • To castrate.
    • To deprive of strength or vitality; weaken.
    • To deprive of virile or procreative energy; to castrate power; to castrate; to geld.
    • To deprive of masculine vitality or nature; to damage; to render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.
  • adjective:
    • Deprived of virility, strength, or vitality.
    • Deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; poor.
    • Deprived of virility, energy, or vigor.
    • Deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; weak.
    • Deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; poor.
    • Deprived of virility or vitality; unmanned; weak.
    • having unsuitable feminine qualities
    • having unsuitable feminine characteristics
    • Deprived of virility, power, or vigor.
    • Deprived of virility or vitality; unmanned; weak.
    • Deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; poor.
    • having unsuitable feminine characteristics
  • verb:
    • To rob of virile or procreative energy; to castrate; to geld.
    • To deprive of masculine vigor or spirit; to deteriorate; to make effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.
    • eliminate the testicles of a male animal
    • To rob of virile or procreative power; to castrate; to geld.
    • To deprive of masculine vitality or nature; to deteriorate; to render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.
    • deprive of power or vigor
    • remove the testicles of a male pet
    • deprive of strength or vitality
    • To deprive of virile or procreative energy; to castrate; to geld.
    • To rob of masculine vitality or spirit; to weaken; to make effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.
    • remove the testicles of a male animal
    • deprive of strength or vitality
  • others:
    • To rob associated with male features; deprive of virility or procreative power; castrate; geld.
    • To deprive of masculine power or vigor; weaken; render effeminate; vitiate by unmanly softness.
    • as a whole, to deteriorate; destroy the force or strength of; specifically, to damage or destroy the literary force of, as a novel or other writing, by also rigid an expurgation, or by injudicious editing.
    • to be unmanned or effeminate.
    • Deprived of the male functions; castrated; therefore, unmanned; deprived of vitality.
    • In plant-breeding, to remove the anthers from a hermaphrodite rose to be able to avoid self-fertilization. In case there is monœcious flowers, as Indian corn, the entire male inflorescence is taken away. See detasseling.
    • To deprive of this male functions; deprive of virility or procreative power; castrate; geld.
    • To deprive of masculine energy or vigor; weaken; render effeminate; vitiate by unmanly softness.
    • In general, to weaken; destroy the power or power of; particularly, to weaken or destroy the literary power of, as a novel or other writing, by too rigid an expurgation, or by injudicious editing.
    • To become unmanned or effeminate.
    • Deprived for the male functions; castrated; for this reason, unmanned; deprived of vigor.
    • In plant-breeding, to remove the anthers from a hermaphrodite rose in order to avoid self-fertilization. In case there is monœcious flowers, as Indian corn, your whole male inflorescence is removed. See detasseling.
    • To deprive of the male functions; deprive of virility or procreative power; castrate; geld.
    • To rob of masculine power or vigor; deteriorate; render effeminate; vitiate by unmanly softness.
    • generally speaking, to deteriorate; destroy the power or energy of; specifically, to deteriorate or destroy the literary power of, as a book or other writing, by also rigid an expurgation, or by injudicious modifying.
    • to be unmanned or effeminate.
    • Deprived for the male features; castrated; therefore, unmanned; deprived of vitality.
    • In plant-breeding, to remove the anthers from a hermaphrodite flower to be able to prevent self-fertilization. In case of monœcious flowers, as Indian corn, your whole male inflorescence is removed. See detasseling.

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