Definition of emasculate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    emasculate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//iˈmæskyəˌleɪt//
     
    [often passive](formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they emasculate
     
    he / she / it emasculates
     
    past simple emasculated
     
    -ing form emasculating
     
     
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  1. 1emasculate somebody/something to make someone or something less powerful or less effective
  2. 2emasculate somebody to make a man feel that he has lost his male role or qualities He felt emasculated by her dominance.
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NAmE//iˌmæskyəˈleɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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