emasculate emasculate  /ə ˈmæsk ju lɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) deprive of strength or vigor
  2. (v) remove the testicles of a male animal
  3. (adj) having unsuitable feminine qualities

Usage(s):

  1. This divide threatens to emasculate a United Nations that failed to channel a diplomatic settlement or brand the war as legitimate.
  2. English translations, however, accompany the more salacious jocosities, and these invariably emasculate whatever finesse there may have been in the original.
  3. If you make a fetish of individual rights, you are going to emasculate that community.

News

  • Ryan Gosling Emasculated Himself In Only God Forgives

    Ryan Gosling’s latest, Only God Forgives, is a disturbing crime thriller featuring an abusive relationship between a mother, played by Kristin Scott Thomas, and her crime boss son Julian, played by Ryan Gosling. But a lot of the nasty thrown Gosling’s way by Thomas wasn’t in the original script. Gosling himself wrote many of the... Read more » Ryan Gosling Emasculated Himself In Only God ...
    on July 26, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "There's some really great people in terrestrial [radio], but it's just not fun any more," says Norton. "It's not a fun medium anymore, because they emasculate you on things that have nothing to do with the FCC, but are special interest group...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Jim Norton Source: Atlantic City Weekly

  2. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said it would "emasculate this surge."
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: John McCain Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "Well, I can do that," Michelle Obama says in an interview for the September issue of Essence magazine. "It would not emasculate me." "Because I am who I am."
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Michelle Obama Source: Newsday

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