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emasculate

 [e-mas´ku-lāt]
to castrate a male.
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Emasculatory language was also used to describe the absence of sexiness: "When it comes to flaunting what one's got, most straight men would rather stick to their eunuch-style boxer trunks and let the women do all the work" (9 June, 1994).
As Smithers remains miraculously unharmed throughout battle, he epitomizes invulnerable masculinity and therefore represents, for Levy, a rescue from emasculatory threats (Breu 87).
It is part of the problem of unequal development, inequality in income distribution, poor distribution of public resources, environmental damage and bogus or emasculatory regulation.