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Synonyms for emasculate
ɪˈmæs kyəˌleɪt; -lɪt, -ˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. effeminate, emasculate, epicene, cissy, sissified, sissyish, sissy(verb)

    having unsuitable feminine qualities

    Synonyms:
    sissy, bisexual, cissy, effeminate, epicene, sissyish, sissified

    Antonyms:
    manlike, manful, manly

  2. emasculate, castrate(verb)

    deprive of strength or vigor

    "The Senate emasculated the law"

    Synonyms:
    alter, expurgate, shorten, neuter, castrate, bowdlerize, spay, demasculinise, demasculinize, bowdlerise

    Antonyms:
    manly, manful, manlike

  3. emasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculinise(verb)

    remove the testicles of a male animal

    Synonyms:
    alter, expurgate, shorten, neuter, castrate, bowdlerize, spay, demasculinise, demasculinize, bowdlerise

    Antonyms:
    manlike, manly, manful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. emasculate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    castrate, geld, glib, deprive of virility

  2. emasculate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    weaken, debilitate, unman, effeminate, emolliate, make effeminate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    weaken, dilute

How to pronounce emasculate?

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Karen
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Veena
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How to say emasculate in sign language?

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#10033bisexual
#21513sissy
#25411weaken
#26128shorten
#28687dilute
#41052neuter
#47799spay
#72099effeminate
#118224cissy
#167240castrate
#248679emasculate
#286485sissified

How to use emasculate in a sentence?

  1. Steve Schmidt:

    They made a horrendous miscalculation in not understanding the intent of the low-energy attack, which was designed to emasculate Bush, to make him look weak, defining him as weak denied him the ability to make the argument that by resume, competence and experience he was the most fit to command.


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