desexualizing


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de·sex·u·al·ize

 (dē-sĕk′sho͞o-ə-līz′)
tr.v. de·sex·u·al·ized, de·sex·u·al·iz·ing, de·sex·u·al·iz·es
1. To take away the sexual quality of.
2. To desex.

de·sex′u·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
Translations

desexualizing

n. desexualización.
1. eliminación de un impulso sexual;
2. castración.
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Mun Pilgi deals with her time as a "comfort woman" and the subsequent impurity of her body by desexualizing herself in favor of religious purity.
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Making a commitment to change the culture by desexualizing the environment requires ongoing training for inmates and staff, the modeling of appropriate behavior, professional boundary setting, and engaging in periodic reviews and assessments of sexual safety measures within each facility.
Despite her association with the Orient and the sexual connotations of the Hasid approaching religious ecstasy, Hadassah's mystical Shuvi Nafshi succeeded in desexualizing her Jewish female body, making it possible to evoke, in the words of one newspaper reporter, that "elusive quality called 'soul.
Though the film is superior to the short story in showing Jack's repeated attempts to kiss a confused and reluctant Ennis, I was disappointed at the overall desexualizing of the story.