Definitions of unsex

v deprive of sex or sexual powers

Type of:
deprive, divest, strip
take away possessions from someone

v make infertile

desex, desexualise, desexualize, fix, sterilise, sterilize
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alter, castrate, neuter, spay
remove the ovaries of
castrate, demasculinise, demasculinize, emasculate
remove the testicles of a male animal
vasectomise, vasectomize
remove the vas deferens
defeminise, defeminize
remove the ovaries of (female mammals such as cats)
caponise, caponize
convert a cock into a capon
cut, geld
cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
Type of:
operate, operate on
perform surgery on

v remove the qualities typical of one's sex

“She unsexed herself”
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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