Definitions for emasculateɪˈmæs kyəˌleɪt; -lɪt, -ˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. effeminate, emasculate, epicene, cissy, sissified, sissyish, sissy(verb)

    having unsuitable feminine qualities

  2. emasculate, castrate(verb)

    deprive of strength or vigor

    "The Senate emasculated the law"

  3. emasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculinise(verb)

    remove the testicles of a male animal

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  1. emasculate(Verb)

    To deprive of virile or procreative power; to castrate; to geld.

  2. emasculate(Verb)

    To deprive of masculine vigor or spirit; to weaken; to render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.

  3. emasculate(Adjective)

    Deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; weak.

  4. Origin: From emasculo, from e- + masculus + -o (verbal suffix).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Emasculate(verb)

    to deprive of virile or procreative power; to castrate power; to castrate; to geld

  2. Emasculate(verb)

    to deprive of masculine vigor or spirit; to weaken; to render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness

  3. Emasculate(adj)

    deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; weak

  4. Origin: [L. emasculare; e + masculus male, masculine. See Male masculine.]


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