emasculate


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weaken

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deprive of strength or vigor

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having unsuitable feminine qualities

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To emasculate was shameful: "[I]t's infantilizing, therefore emasculating" (27 March, 2004); or at least anti-heroic "good old tradition of Canadian anti-heroes in which fat emasculated gentility, self-pity .
As a lawyer, he knows that there is such a thing as separation of powers and even if he attempts to emasculate the judiciary, he knows that he will not succeed,' said Pacifico Agabin, former law dean of the University of the Philippines.
Now our Tory Government , wants to emasculate it, under pressure from TV moguls, to take away revenue from the TV licence.
In a statement he expressed the pledge to expedite political struggle of BRP as the recently announced package is designed to emasculate the freedom movement.
Friends suggest that I subscribe to Sky but I would rather emasculate myself than put money into the Murdoch coffers.
You know, emasculate yourself, make yourself a little less manly.
Such dominance to any breed must render the animal emasculate.
magazine: "He would totally emasculate me due to his height and exceptional good looks.
Mir Abdul Wadood Raisani said that the incumbent rulers have been trying their utmost to emasculate the Baloch National Movement by chanting the slogans of granting Balochistan package which, according to him will be meaningless until, the ongoing operation is halted, missing people are recovered and Balochs are empowered economically and politically.
Which was not without its worries when Richter stepped into the ring: ``What kangaroos are attempting to do is emasculate you - if you're being attacked by a kangaroo, it's a good bet he's trying to tear your genitalia off.
It is easy to imagine that a future Conservative government would attempt to emasculate the Welsh assembly, possibly by starving it of funding.
The changes essentially emasculate the survey and enforcement process,'' Miller said.
The new constitution would ban Islamic political parties, emasculate the Parliament and grant sweeping new powers to the president.
I can understand the concerns that the council will emasculate or do away with what we recommend,'' Edelman said.
In the same discussion, King posits that "if Britomart demonstrates how Elizabeth should govern, then Radigund," who subdues all knights "by force or guile" may be "an oblique, critical representation of the Queen as she emasculates and frustrates her courtiers , civil servants, and warriors (207) and may reveal Spenser's ultimate disenchantment with his ruler.