Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having the testicles removed; -- of a male animal.
  • adjective deprived of virility, vigor, or manly character.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of emasculate.

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  • adjective (of a male animal) having the testicles removed

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Examples

  • Grigoriadis' choice of the word emasculated rubs me the wrong way up one side and down the other, for reasons I'm going to assume I've made evident in no fewer than a nonillion posts about defining strength, power, etc. in contradistinction to the feminine.

    Prove Your Manhood With Veiled Rape Threats

  • Grigoriadis' choice of the word emasculated rubs me the wrong way up one side and down the other, for reasons I'm going to assume I've made evident in no fewer than a nonillion posts about defining strength, power, etc. in contradistinction to the feminine.

    Prove Your Manhood With Veiled Rape Threats

  • Hank’s irritability, his reaction to my using the word emasculated … Things were beginning to make a lot more sense.

    The Darkest Edge of Dawn

  • Hank’s irritability, his reaction to my using the word emasculated … Things were beginning to make a lot more sense.

    The Darkest Edge of Dawn

  • Hank’s irritability, his reaction to my using the word emasculated … Things were beginning to make a lot more sense.

    The Darkest Edge of Dawn

  • “Commons will be 'emasculated' by expenses proposals, says Philip Mawer: The House of Commons risks being "emasculated" by the Government's proposed clean-up following the expenses scandal, the former parliamentary standards watchdog has warned”

    Bottler Brown bottles again. No election this year

  • “Commons will be 'emasculated' by expenses proposals, says Philip Mawer: The House of Commons risks being "emasculated" by the Government's proposed clean-up following the expenses scandal, the former parliamentary standards watchdog has warned”

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Though Romeo shows this tendency, the only tragic hero who approaches Hamlet here is Richard II., who indeed in several ways recalls the emasculated Hamlet of some critics, and may, like the real Hamlet, have owed his existence in part to

    Shakespearean Tragedy Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth

  • In his closing argument, Assistant State's Attorney Jonathon Church said Rodriguez felt "emasculated" and "disrespected" when Osorio said he would beat him if he harmed his daughter.

    Man guilty of killing over 'disrespect'

  • Tancredo has supported the privatization of Social Security, and lamented that Supreme Court decisions like Roe v. Wade have "emasculated" us.

    Michele Swenson: Tancredo Candidacy a Symptom of Degraded Politics, the Race to the Right and to the Bottom

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