unsex

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ sex

VerbEdit

unsex (third-person singular simple present unsexes, present participle unsexing, simple past and past participle unsexed)

  1. To deprive of sexual attributes or characteristics
    1603-06 William Shakespeare - Macbeth - Act I, Scene V
    Lady Macbeth: "Come, you spirits / That tend on mortal thoughts! unsex me here, / And fill me from the crown to the toe full / Of direst cruelty:"
  2. To sterilize
  3. To castrate

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