emas·cu·late /ɪˈmæskjəˌlet/ 及物動詞
e·mas·cu·late a. Deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; weak. “Emasculate slave.”
E·mas·cu·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Emasculated p. pr. & vb. n. Emasculating ]
1. To deprive of virile or procreative power; to castrate power; to castrate; to geld.
2. To deprive of masculine vigor or spirit; to weaken; to render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.
Luxury had not emasculated their minds. --V. Knox.
adj : having unsuitable feminine qualities [syn: effeminate, epicene,
cissy, sissified, sissyish, sissy]
v 1: deprive of strength or vigor; "The Senate emasculated the
law" [syn: castrate]
2: remove the testicles of a male animal [syn: castrate, demasculinize,