- 1emasculate somebody/something to make someone or something less powerful or less effective
- 2emasculate somebody to make a man feel that he has lost his male role or qualities He felt emasculated by her dominance.
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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