Definition of Desexualize

1. Verb. Direct one's libidinous urges into another direction.

Exact synonyms: Desexualise
Generic synonyms: Sublimate

2. Verb. Make infertile. "In some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"

Definition of Desexualize

1. Verb. (transitive) To divest of sexual attributes; to make conceptually asexual. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Desexualize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Desexualize

deserving(p)
deservingly
deservingness
deservings
desetope
desferrioxamine
desferrioxamine mesylate
desflurane
deshabille
deshabilles
deshelving
deshi
deshielding
deshieldings
deshopper
deshoppers

Literary usage of Desexualize

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1. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly, United States Congress Senate (1921)
"I repeatedly have urged .the Superintendents of the institutions to take advantage of the present law and desexualize all persons who would be fit to return ..."

2. Woman from Bondage to Freedom by Ralcy Husted Bell (1922)
"The numbing hardships of poverty, with its wretched deprivations, desexualize hordes of human beings early in life. ..."

3. Medicolegal Aspects of Moral Offenses by Léon Henri Thoinot, Arthur Wisswald Weysse (1911)
"... but it is none the less a fetich, if you are willing, as we said above, to enlarge the group of fetiches and desexualize fetichism. ..."

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