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un·sex

(ŭn'seks),
To castrate; to deprive of the gonads.

unsex

(ŭn-sĕks′)
tr.v. un·sexed, un·sexing, un·sexes
1. To deprive of sexual capacity or sexual attributes.
2. To castrate.

unsex

verb
(1) To deprive of sexual characteristics or sexuality; either emasculate or defeminise.
(2) To castrate.

unsex

to deprive of the gonads.
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Unsexing CEDAW is not just a remedy to a shortcoming in international law, but a model for thinking about gender issues as a human rights question for all people.
Similarly, Wollstonecra ft's vindication of masculine women is connected to her unsexing of the mind and reclaims the concept of the masculine woman for feminist purposes.
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The sonnet closes by continuing the image of the heart's achieving greater purity and freedom after death: "Beat purer, heart, and higher, / Till God unsex thee on the heavenly shore, / To which alone unsexing, purely aspire.
Although there was confusion concerning the author's sex even among some of the positive reviewers, this unsexing of Bronte is not evident.
The malignity of Lady Macbeth, for example, is blackened at the expense of the effort we are asked to make to understand the horror of her unsexing.