unman


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un·man

 (ŭn-măn′)
tr.v. un·manned, un·man·ning, un·mans
1. To take away characteristics traditionally associated with masculinity, such as courage or strength: "So desolate were those places and so deep the horror that lay on them that some of the host were unmanned, and they could neither walk nor ride further north" (J.R.R. Tolkien).
2. To take away virility from; emasculate: "If Henry tells the world that he is impotent because I have unmanned him, how can I prove differently?" (Philippa Gregory).

unman

(ʌnˈmæn)
vb (tr) , -mans, -manning or -manned
1. to cause to lose courage or nerve
2. to make effeminate
3. to remove the men from
4. archaic to deprive of human qualities

un•man

(ʌnˈmæn)

v.t. -manned, -man•ning.
1. to deprive of courage or fortitude; break down the manly spirit of.
2. to deprive of virility; emasculate; castrate.
[1590–1600]

unman


Past participle: unmanned
Gerund: unmanning

Imperative
unman
unman
Present
I unman
you unman
he/she/it unmans
we unman
you unman
they unman
Preterite
I unmanned
you unmanned
he/she/it unmanned
we unmanned
you unmanned
they unmanned
Present Continuous
I am unmanning
you are unmanning
he/she/it is unmanning
we are unmanning
you are unmanning
they are unmanning
Present Perfect
I have unmanned
you have unmanned
he/she/it has unmanned
we have unmanned
you have unmanned
they have unmanned
Past Continuous
I was unmanning
you were unmanning
he/she/it was unmanning
we were unmanning
you were unmanning
they were unmanning
Past Perfect
I had unmanned
you had unmanned
he/she/it had unmanned
we had unmanned
you had unmanned
they had unmanned
Future
I will unman
you will unman
he/she/it will unman
we will unman
you will unman
they will unman
Future Perfect
I will have unmanned
you will have unmanned
he/she/it will have unmanned
we will have unmanned
you will have unmanned
they will have unmanned
Future Continuous
I will be unmanning
you will be unmanning
he/she/it will be unmanning
we will be unmanning
you will be unmanning
they will be unmanning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unmanning
you have been unmanning
he/she/it has been unmanning
we have been unmanning
you have been unmanning
they have been unmanning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unmanning
you will have been unmanning
he/she/it will have been unmanning
we will have been unmanning
you will have been unmanning
they will have been unmanning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unmanning
you had been unmanning
he/she/it had been unmanning
we had been unmanning
you had been unmanning
they had been unmanning
Conditional
I would unman
you would unman
he/she/it would unman
we would unman
you would unman
they would unman
Past Conditional
I would have unmanned
you would have unmanned
he/she/it would have unmanned
we would have unmanned
you would have unmanned
they would have unmanned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unman - cause to lose one's nerveunman - cause to lose one's nerve; "an unmanning experience"
faze, unnerve, unsettle, enervate - disturb the composure of
Translations

unman

[ˈʌnˈmæn] VT
1. (liter) → amedrentar (liter), acobardar
2. [+ post etc] → desguarnecer

unman

vtschwach werden lassen; (= make lose courage)entmutigen, verzagen lassen
References in classic literature ?
She will then be frightened, and will desire you to go to bed with her; on this you must not point blank refuse her, for you want her to set your companions free, and to take good care also of yourself, but you must make her swear solemnly by all the blessed gods that she will plot no further mischief against you, or else when she has got you naked she will unman you and make you fit for nothing.
And Hector answered, "Honoured mother, bring no wine, lest you unman me and I forget my strength.
He will do this for an hour without blinking, for he knows that in time it will unman me.