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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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Our study is focussed on the analyses of five key terms--castrate, emasculate, neuter, impotent, and eunuch, as well as their derivatives (e.
Comparatively, half the search results employed emasculate and its derivatives in a metaphoric sense, again often attacking the power structures of religion and the military (e.
While men could emasculate ("emasculating tyranny of the studio boss," 20 July, 1988), descriptions of the "female castrator" were far more prevalent: "the frigid, castrating, ball-breaking female partner" (20 November, 1999); the "frigid, castrating WASP matron" (20 December, 1986); and "feminism in the late seventies .
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 .
Proposition 211 not only emasculates the new federal law, it makes previous law look palatable in comparison.