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From Latin emasculare, from e- + masculus (‘male, masculine’)

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  • enPR: ĭ.măsʹkyə.lāt', IPA: /ɪˈmæs.kjəˌleɪt/, SAMPA: /I"m{s.kj@%leIt/

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Emasculate (comparative more Emasculate, superlative most Emasculate)

Positive
Emasculate

Comparative
more Emasculate

Superlative
most Emasculate

  1. Deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; weak.

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Infinitive
to Emasculate

Third person singular
Emasculates

Simple past
emasculated

Past participle
emasculated

Present participle
emasculating

to Emasculate (third-person singular simple present Emasculates, present participle emasculating, simple past and past participle emasculated)
  1. (transitive) To deprive of virile or procreative power; to castrate; to geld.
  2. (transitive) To deprive of masculine vigor or spirit; to weaken; to render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.

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Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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