verb (used with object), e·mas·cu·lat·ed, e·mas·cu·lat·ing.
Origin of emasculate
Examples from the Web for emasculation
If, on the other hand, expurgation is freely employed, the result is a kind of emasculation.Studies in Literature and History|Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
They talk of the emasculation of the staff as a future danger.Home Life in Germany|Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
Mr. Ward consented to this emasculation and his resolution was then carried.
Semiramis is accused of having been the first to order the emasculation of a troupe of her boy slaves.The Satyricon, Complete|Petronius Arbiter
The emasculation of dogs is another preventive measure advocated.
British Dictionary definitions for emasculation
verb (ɪˈmæskjʊˌleɪt) (tr)
adjective (ɪˈmæskjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
Word Origin for emasculate
Word Origin and History for emasculation (1 of 2)
1620s, agent noun from emasculate.