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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emasculate  \E*mas"cu*late\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Emasculated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Emasculating}.]  [L.  emasculare;  e  +  masculus 
  male,  masculine.  See  {Male}  masculine.] 
  1.  To  deprive  of  virile  or  procreative  power;  to  castrate 
  power;  to  castrate;  to  geld. 
 
  2.  To  deprive  of  masculine  vigor  or  spirit;  to  weaken;  to 
  render  effeminate;  to  vitiate  by  unmanly  softness. 
 
  Luxury  had  not  emasculated  their  minds.  --V.  Knox. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emasculated 
  adj  :  (of  a  male  animal)  having  the  testicles  removed;  "a  cut 
  horse"  [syn:  {cut},  {gelded}] 




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