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e·mas·cu·late

 (ĭ-măs′kyə-lāt′)
tr.v. e·mas·cu·lat·ed, e·mas·cu·lat·ing, e·mas·cu·lates
1. To castrate.
2. To deprive of strength or vigor; weaken.
adj. (-lĭt)
Deprived of virility, strength, or vigor.

[Latin ēmasculāre, ēmasculāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + masculus, male, diminutive of mās, male, man.]

e·mas′cu·la′tion n.
e·mas′cu·la′tive, e·mas′cu·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
e·mas′cu·la′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.emasculated - (of a male animal) having the testicles removed; "a cut horse"
castrated, unsexed - deprived of sexual capacity or sexual attributes
Translations

emasculated

[ɪˈmæskjʊleɪtɪd] ADJcastrado, emasculado (fig) [text, film] → mutilado; [style] → empobrecido

emasculated

adj style etc(saft- und) kraftlos
References in classic literature ?
But now doth your emasculated ogling profess to be "contemplation!" And that which can be examined with cowardly eyes is to be christened "beautiful!" Oh, ye violators of noble names!
At last the fear struck man found his tongue, and, though his eyes never left the menacing figure of the grim, iron-clad outlaw, he addressed the master of Leybourn; shrieking in a high, awe emasculated falsetto:
The French Socialist and Communist literature was thus completely emasculated. And, since it ceased in the hands of the German to express the struggle of one class with the other, he felt conscious of having overcome "French one-sidedness" and of representing, not true requirements, but the requirements of truth;not the interests of the proletariat, but the interests of Human Nature, of Man in general, who belongs to no class, has no reality, who exists only in the misty realm of philosophical fantasy.
He occupied an anomalous position, preaching an emasculated socialism combined with a nondescript sort of petty bourgeois capitalism.
The traveller who stops at the best houses, so called, soon discovers this, for the publicans presume him to be a Sardanapalus, and if he resigned himself to their tender mercies he would soon be completely emasculated. I think that in the railroad car we are inclined to spend more on luxury than on safety and convenience, and it threatens without attaining these to become no better than a modern drawing-room, with its divans, and ottomans, and sun-shades, and a hundred other oriental things, which we are taking west with us, invented for the ladies of the harem and the effeminate natives of the Celestial Empire, which Jonathan should be ashamed to know the names of.
Mirza Moiz Baig, a lawyer by profession, also deplored the city's condition, attributing it to "an emasculated city government" not concerned with much more than "gimmicks and photo ops".
Emily Maitlis, who runs such a tight ship and interrogates so ruthlessly on Newsnight, seemed emasculated; unable to do much more than plead - unsuccessfully - for order.
Timi Frank, therefore, called on Nigerians and the international community to rally to the defence of the judiciary 'before they are completely emasculated by this dishonourable and desperate administration.
And referencing hisinfamous papoose-gate- which saw him call Daniel Craig an 'emasculated Bond' for carrying his baby daughter across his body - he predicted that Harry will be set for the same future.
Some even said he was emasculated. All because he was carrying his baby.
He even used the hashtag "emasculated bond", in his post.
CBK has complained that the new agency would leave it 'emasculated'.