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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


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


adj style etc(saft- und) kraftlos
References in classic literature ?
But now doth your emasculated ogling profess to be "contemplation
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.
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.
The Scots with a great deal more accuracy than the Tory Brexiteers only wish to pursue Scottish sovereignty outside the emasculated UK but within the European Union.
if the Executive can deal with me this way, then the dignity of Parliament is emasculated," Orengo said.
A major part of the problem of the states has to do with poor governance variables: low levels or absence of accountability and the unrestrained powers of governors who have emasculated the capacities of state legislative assemblies, political parties, traditional institutions and civil society organisations to check and balance them.
In another interview with a major American financial newspaper, "The Wall Street Journal", the Defence Minister said the US suspension of security aid to Pakistan has emasculated the war on terror in the region.
suspension of security aid to Pakistan, saying the move has emasculated the war on terror in the region.
They felt emasculated, distressed and isolated, their self-esteem eroded, causing stress, depression, anxiety, feelings of worthlessness and loss of identity.