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emasculate

 [e-mas´ku-lāt]
to castrate a male.
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Whether the emasculated subject is being punished, intimidated, subjugated or trivialized, the message these films imply is that in the event of castration, a man could not go on living and would be "better off dead.
Because, in altered flowers, the slits were longitudinal along the tube of the flower, leaving the limb intact, emasculated flowers were not greatly distorted from the perspective of floral visitors.
In an era when bland tracks have emasculated so many rounds, while team tactics and two-way telemetry fuel the suspicion that drivers are becoming spare parts in the machine, Monaco is a glorious maverick - the ultimate test of skill and nerve for men who, these days, so rarely have the chance to prove just what makes them so special.
Even welfare itself was sexualized in the reformers' overheated imaginations: It had "cuckholded" black men, usurping their rightful place as breadwinners, leaving them emasculated and demoralized.
I n contrast to the powerful mayors who have led the renaissance of so many European cities, local political leadership in Britain has reached a historical nadir (although an emasculated Ken Livingstone has spiritedly donned the mantle of London mayor).
Dr Cheong reiterated that SIA was not interested in buying Ansett outright, telling AsiaPulse on 30 July: 'Why should we, after selling our stake in Air NZ, pour hundreds of millions of dollars into an emasculated Ansett that would be severely weakened by its separation from Air NZ.
I will not miss the emasculated government members howling because they do not understand the difference between intelligent heckling and boorish noise.
Unless emasculated by the Grand Committee (as it may be unless clearly supported outside), or slaughtered by the Lords under a mistaken defence of some section of the trade which takes a single minded view of its interests, we may expect the Bill after such a vote to become law.
We've emasculated and secularized many feasts by transferring them to restaurants, where debts are not entered into a social and political order but are paid off with a credit card," Wilson asserts.
This unstable medium, open to pressures of the ever-shifting present and the inescapable past, exhibits a protean author/subject often emasculated or hermaphroditic.
Business is being emasculated by the [Robert] Reichs and [Pat] Buchanans of the world.
IF evidence were needed of the emasculated, wet and pathetic nation we have become, then we need look no further than Brighton and Hove City Council, who are considering plans to scrap the titles 'Mr and Mrs' from forms because this might offend the transgender community.