[ US /əˈmæskjuˌɫeɪt, əˈmæskjuɫɪt/ ]
[ UK /ɪmˈæskjʊlˌe‍ɪt/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. having unsuitable feminine qualities
VERB
  1. remove the testicles of a male animal
  2. deprive of strength or vigor
    The Senate emasculated the law
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How To Use emasculate In A Sentence

  • The fruits produced by these partially emasculated flowers were single follicles and contained relatively few seeds.
  • Gossipry on this side is checked and controlled by gossipry on that; and the nicely balanced indifferentism of men emasculate, blank of belief, who play with the realities of life, is set forth with its superior foolishness of wisdom. Robert Browning
  • But with emasculated regulators, inhibited competition and inflated wages in the service industry, Irish consumers cannot bet on prices falling on the basis of a strong euro.
  • Similarly in the international arena, an emasculated politics is incapable of sustaining an effective national defense.
  • In the '80s, working-class males were perceived as being emasculated by the way all their old jobs had shifted, the mines and steelworks and all that being shut down.
  • On each individual, three flowers were emasculated before anthesis and isolated using silk bags, while the fourth was taken as the pollen donor.
  • And Andrea Yates' pastor could have told us that any man emasculated by job loss and a demanding spouse would stray from his marriage bed.
  • But it would take several months and global sourcing on the part of the Marines, and it would "emasculate" strategic reserves, he said. Latest Articles
  • I am disposed to agree with you about the "emasculate" and The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley
  • If the woman makes more money, has a better position, and is better educated, he will feel emasculated.
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