Definition of Emasculation

1. Noun. Loss of power and masculinity.


2. Noun. Neutering a male animal by removing the testicles.
Exact synonyms: Castration
Generic synonyms: Altering, Fixing, Neutering
Derivative terms: Castrate, Emasculate

Definition of Emasculation

1. n. The act of depriving of virility, or the state of being so deprived; castration.

Definition of Emasculation

1. Noun. The act of depriving of virility, or the state of being so deprived; castration. ¹

2. Noun. The act of depriving, or state of being deprived, of vigor or strength; unmanly weakness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emasculation

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Medical Definition of Emasculation

1. Castration of the male by removal of the testis and/or penis. Synonym: eviration. Origin: L. Emasculo, pp. -atus, to castrate, fr. E-priv. + masculus, masculine (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Emasculation

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1. History of Circumcision, from the Earliest Times to the Present: Moral and by Peter Charles Remondino (1900)
"FOR the earliest records in regard to emasculation we must go back to mythological relations. In the old legendary lore of ancient Scandinavia or of Germany ..."

2. Return to Resistance: Breeding Crops to Reduce Pesticide Dependence by Raoul A. Robinson (1996)
"emasculation is then unnecessary, if there is an early cross-pollination by hand. When working with inbreeding members of the grass family (Gramineae), ..."

3. Rabies and Hydrophobia: Their History, Nature, Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention by George Fleming (1872)
"emasculation. If it were clearly demonstrated that rabies was spontaneously developed only in male dogs, and that its development was due to the privation ..."

4. Surgical Diseases and Surgery of the Dog by Cecil French (1906)
"The operation is contraindicated when metastasis has taken place. When the scrotum is involved, it may also be removed. PARASITIC emasculation. ..."

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