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emasculation

 [e-mas″ku-la´shun]
bilateral orchiectomy.

e·mas·cu·la·tion

(ē-mas'kyū-lā'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with emaculation.
Castration of the male by removal of the testes or penis.
Synonym(s): eviration (1)
[L. emasculo, pp. -atus, to castrate, fr. e- priv. + masculus, masculine]

e·mas·cu·la·tion

(ē-mas'kyū-lā'shŭn)
Castration of the male by removal of the testes and/or penis.
[L. emasculo, pp. -atus, to castrate, fr. e- priv. + masculus, masculine]

emasculation

  1. (in plants) the removal of stamens from hermaphrodite flowers before pollen is liberated, thus enabling artificial CROSS-POLLINATION.
  2. (in animals) (also called
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In particular, it is the patriarchal, nationalistic cultural density of Jake's and Bigger's Chicago that shapes the nationalist fantasies that function to compensate for their sense of emasculation.
We began emasculation at the upper part of a branch of the panicle and emasculated one branch at a time.
But I do not revel in his humiliation, this sickening slap across his grizzled chops, this mortifying, degrading emasculation; the crushing demotion, this humbling slapdown, this miserable and painful slide into obscurity.
In a move which the combative Bates will view as the equivalent of emasculation, Kenyon axed his infamous programme column which the chairman has used as a personal platform to avenge himself on his critics for more than two decades.
In a letter delivered with the petition, he told Prime Minister Tony Blair that the Patten report "dishonours the reputation of the RUC" and threatens the "emasculation" of the force.
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The 'politics of humiliation' is fairly a new discourse associated with the sense of collective defeat and emasculation generated by the violent and condescending American foreign policy in the region, especially in the extremely bloody response to the September 11, 2001 attacks.
The deputy minister said it was consequently vital to galvanise the 'previously lackadaisical civil service into an enthusiastic force capable of punching above its weight' and to undo the previous administration's emasculation of the sector.
That seems less of a consideration than the need for emasculation and dominance in a lively, but slightly disconcerting, production.
The emasculation of local government and the expense of reducing local social services like monthly refuse collection and using car parking as a cash cow.
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