(comparative more emasculatory, superlative most emasculatory)
- Serving or tending to emasculate.
Variant of emasculate
transitive verbemasculated, emasculating
- to deprive (a male) of the power to reproduce, as by removing the testicles; castrate; geld
- to destroy the strength or force of; weaken
Origin of emasculate; from Classical Latin emasculatus, past participle of emasculare ; from e-, out + masculus, masculine
deprived of virility, strength, or vigor; effeminate