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Unsex

verb
(past & past part. unsexed; pres. part. unsexing)
1.
Deprive of sex or sexual powers.
2.
Remove the qualities typical of one's sex.
3.
Make infertile.  Synonyms: desex, desexualise, desexualize, fix, sterilise, sterilize.






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"Unsex" Quotes from Famous Books



... individuals deserve any consideration at the hands of the Legislature. Whatever may be their pretensions or their sincerity, they do not appear satisfied with having unsexed themselves, but they desire to unsex every female in the land and to set the whole community ablaze with unhallowed fire. I trust, sir, the House may deliberate before we suffer them to cast their firebrand into our midst. True, as yet, there is nothing officially before us, but ...
— The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2) • Ida Husted Harper



Words linked to "Unsex" :   operate on, alter, fix, vasectomize, spay, demasculinise, desexualize, divest, desexualise, sterilise, emasculate, change, demasculinize, deprive, castrate, vasectomise, neuter, modify, strip, operate



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