Emasculation - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˌmæskjʊˈleɪʃən|
Brit.  |ɪˌmæskjʊˈleɪʃən|

noun

- loss of power and masculinity
- neutering a male animal by removing the testicles (syn: castration)

Examples

He plays the role of a meek husband who has been emasculated by his domineering wife.

Critics charged that this change would emasculate the law.

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