emasculation emasculation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) loss of power and masculinity
  2. (n) neutering a male animal by removing the testicles

Usage(s):

  1. He never suggests emasculation to a defendant: the suggestion must be made in a voluntary petition.
  2. Jeffries sang out falsetto imitations of various Jews and other whites, manic little strokes of mockery and emasculation.
  3. On occasion, Western countries have consciously avoided humiliating militant powers, fearing the consequences of emasculation.

News

  • LeBron's Latest Stunner Was This Demolition Of Tiago Splitter

    The Heat made easy work of San Antonio tonight, taking advantage of an off-night by the Spurs' stars to cruise to a Game 2 victory. Yet all anybody wants to talk about is this apocalyptic block by LeBron James. We'll have plenty of analysis later, but for now enjoy this emasculation of Tiago Splitter in all its slow-mo glory. This is a Deadspin Video, in which strange sports moments are slowed ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Deadspin

Quotes

  1. Albee describes his work as "an examination of the American Scene, an attack on the substitution of artificial for real values in our society, a condemnation of complacency, cruelty, and emasculation and vacuity, a stand against the fiction that...
    on Mar 8, 2004 By: Edward Albee Source: Kansas City infoZine

  2. As Andrew Sullivan responded to her: "The emasculation of men in minority groups is an ancient trope of the vilest bigotry!"
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Andrew Sullivan Source: Towleroad (blog)

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