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Definitions and Synonyms of unsex | Another word for unsex | What is unsex?

Definition 1: make infertile - [verb of body]

Samples where unsex or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized

Synonyms for unsex in the sense of this definition

(unsex is a kind of ...) perform surgery on

"The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"

(... is a kind of unsex ) remove the ovaries of

"Is your cat spayed?"

(... is a kind of unsex ) remove the testicles of a male animal

(... is a kind of unsex ) remove the vas deferens

"many men choose to be vasectomized as a form of safe birth control"

Definition 2: remove the qualities typical of one's sex - [verb of change]

Samples where unsex or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She unsexed herself

(unsex is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 3: deprive of sex or sexual powers - [verb of possession]

(unsex is a kind of ...) take away possessions from someone

"The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

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