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emasculate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of emasculate

  1. to deprive of courage or confidence <being eliminated early in one's very first tennis tournament can be an emasculating experience> Synonyms demoralize, unnerve, paralyze, undo, unman, unstringRelated Words debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, neuter, weaken; prostrate, sap, soften, tire, waste; frighten, intimidate, psych (out), scare, terrify, terrorize; daunt, discourage, dishearten, dismay, dispirit; craze, derange, madden, unbalance, unhinge; discompose, disquiet, disturb, faze, perturb, unsettle, upset, weird outNear Antonyms fortify, strengthen; embolden, encourage, heartenAntonyms nerve




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