What is another word for emasculated?

Pronunciation: [ɪmˈaskjʊlˌe͡ɪtɪd] (IPA)

There are several synonyms that can be used for the word "emasculated". Some of these include castrated, dehumanized, disempowered, demasculinized, defeminized, unmanned, suppressed, and neutered. Emasculation refers to the act of stripping an individual of his masculinity, or reducing his strength and power. This can be done in different ways, such as physically through castration, or emotionally through humiliation and suppression. These synonyms help describe the different aspects of emasculation that one can experience. While each of these words has a slightly different meaning, they can all be used interchangeably with emasculated to convey a sense of powerlessness and loss.

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What are the hypernyms for Emasculated?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    castrated, neutered, unmanned.

What are the opposite words for emasculated?

The word emasculated typically means to deprive someone or something of power or strength. Its antonyms, on the other hand, include words such as empower, strengthen, fortify, invigorate, energize, revitalize, and reinvigorate. Empowering someone means giving them the confidence to take control of their lives, making them feel in charge of their situation. Similarly, fortifying or strengthening something means making it more robust and resilient. Keeping oneself energized or invigorated helps maintain a positive outlook, whereas revitalizing helps to bring back the lost strength or power. Therefore, using the right antonym of emasculated can help express a clear and powerful message, enhancing communication and making a positive impact.

Usage examples for Emasculated

He has little to say to the children of compromise, whose emasculated lives attain the semblance of virtue by the cautious exercise of niggard passions.
"The Empire of Love"
W. J. Dawson
Here follows a blank; a little further on, we read: "The best government is that which holds to being so perfectly humdrum, regular, neuter, and even emasculated, that no one can henceforth get up any enthusiasm either for or against it."
"Underground Man"
Gabriel Tarde
In four generations the vigorous hungry blood of the Duvillards, after producing three magnificent beasts of prey, had, as if exhausted by the contentment of every passion, ended in this sorry emasculated creature, who was incapable alike of great knavery or great debauchery.
"Paris From the "Three Cities""
Emile Zola

Famous quotes with Emasculated

  • I am, as a European, absolutely shocked by European people. I am also shocked by European nationalist people. They have allowed themselves to be so emasculated so silently.
    Ernst Zundel
  • "Straight men need to be emasculated. I'm sorry. They all need to be slapped around. Women have been kept down for too long. Every straight guy should have a man's tongue in his mouth at least once."
    Madonna (entertainer)
  • The priest who has lost the resilience of youth cannot be helped; his polymorphously playful and imaginative energies have been emasculated by a long conditioning to the ways of the old order; he would be liberated into a sea of undifferentiated boredom and anxiety. Only the man whose desires and passions are intact has a future.
    John Carroll
  • "Western thinkers had merged liberalism and Marxism to produce the theory of democratic socialism and in the process emasculated both."
    Girilal Jain

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