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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Unsex \Un*sex"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Unsexed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Unsexing.] [1st pref. un- + sex.]
To deprive of sex, or of qualities becoming to one's sex;
esp., to make unfeminine in character, manners, duties, or
the like; as, to unsex a woman.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: deprive of sex or sexual powers
2: remove the qualities typical of one's sex; "She unsexed
3: make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically
transmissible disabilites are sterilized" [syn: sterilize,
sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise,
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