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desexualize definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: direct one's libidinous urges into another direction [syn: desexualize, desexualise]
2: make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized" [syn: sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Date: 1894 1. to deprive of sexual characters or power 2. to divest of sexual quality desexualization noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (also -ise) deprive of sexual character or of the distinctive qualities of a sex.



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