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de·fem·i·nize

 (dē-fĕm′ə-nīz′)
tr.v. de·fem·i·nized, de·fem·i·niz·ing, de·fem·i·niz·es
To divest of feminine traits, qualities, or characteristics.

de·fem′i·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

defeminize

(diːˈfɛmɪˌnaɪz) or

defeminise

vb (tr)
1. to divest (a person) of feminine qualities
2. (Veterinary Science) to remove the ovaries of (a woman or female animal)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.defeminize - remove the ovaries of (female mammals such as cats)
neuter, spay, castrate, alter - remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
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In a conversation with Tyrell (Joe Turkel) following Rachael's test, Deckard dehumanises and defeminises her by asking, 'How can it not know what it is?' Indeed, Rachael exemplifies the Tyrell Corporation's 'more human than human' slogan, even after she realises she is a replicant.