HyperDic: emasculate

English > 3 senses of the word emasculate:
VERBchangeemasculate, castratedeprive of strength or vigor
bodyemasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculiniseremove the testicles of a male animal
ADJECTIVEallemasculate, effeminate, epicene, cissy, sissified, sissyish, sissyhaving unsuitable feminine qualities
emasculate > pronunciation
Soundsahmae'skyuwley.t; ahmae'skyuwliht
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
acquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > emasculate: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving unsuitable feminine qualities.
Synonymseffeminate, epicene, cissy, sissified, sissyish, sissy
Broaderunmanly, unmanful, unmanlikenot possessing qualities befitting a man
Spanishafeminado, emasculado, marica, mariquita
English > emasculate: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningdeprive of strength or vigor.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The Senate emasculated the law"
Synonymcastrate
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishcastrar, debilitar, emascular, mutilar
Catalanemascular, mutilar
Nounsemasculationloss of power and masculinity
English > emasculate: 3 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningRemove the testicles of a male animal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymscastrate, demasculinize, demasculinise
Narrowercaponize, caponiseconvert a cock into a capon
geld, cutcut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
Broadersterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fixmake infertile
Spanishcapar, castrar, emascular
Catalancastrar
Nounsemasculationneutering a male animal by removing the testicles

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