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to deprive of strength, resoluteness, etc.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
transitive verb un·steeled, un·steel·ing, un·steels
To make less obdurate or hardhearted; disarm.