demasculinize
demasculinize demasculinize v. t. to remove the testicles of a male animal.

Syn: emasculate, castrate. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • demasculinize — (Amer.) v. castrate; remove masculine characteristics (also demasculinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • demasculinize — v.t., demasculinized, demasculinizing. * * * …   Universalium

  • demasculinize — de·mas·cu·lin·ize also Brit de·mas·cu·lin·ise (.)dē mas kyə lə .nīz, di vt, ized also Brit ised; iz·ing also Brit is·ing to remove the masculine character or qualities of de·mas·cu·lin·iza·tion also Brit de·mas·cu·lin·isa·tion .mas kyə lə nə zā… …   Medical dictionary

  • demasculinize — Synonyms and related words: castrate, desex, desexualize, devitalize, effeminate, effeminatize, effeminize, emasculate, enervate, etiolate, exhaust, geld, sissify, soften, sterilize, unman, unnerve, womanize …   Moby Thesaurus

  • demasculinize — de·masculinize …   English syllables

  • demasculinize — verb remove the testicles of a male animal • Syn: ↑emasculate, ↑castrate, ↑demasculinise • Derivationally related forms: ↑castration (for: ↑castrate), ↑castrate ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • demasculinized — demasculinize (Amer.) v. castrate; remove masculine characteristics (also demasculinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • demasculinizes — demasculinize (Amer.) v. castrate; remove masculine characteristics (also demasculinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • demasculinizing — demasculinize (Amer.) v. castrate; remove masculine characteristics (also demasculinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • castrate — Synonyms and related words: alter, beat down, bleed, break, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, change, clamp down on, coerce, compel, cow, cripple, daunt, demasculinize, desex, desexualize, despotize, devitalize, disable, domineer, domineer over, drain,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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