desexualize

verb de·sex·u·al·ize \ (ˌ)dē-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wə-ˌlīz , -ˈsek-shə-ˌlīz , -ˈsek-shü-ə- \
|Updated on: 30 May 2018

Definition of desexualize

1 : to deprive of sexual characters or power
2 : to divest of sexual quality

desexualization

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌsek-sh(ə-)wə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌsek-shə-lə-, -ˌsek-shü-ə-\ noun

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First Known Use of desexualize

1894

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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desexualize

transitive verb de·sex·u·al·ize
variants: or British desexualise play \(ˈ)dē-ˈseksh-(ə-)wə-ˌlīz, -ˈsek-shə-ˌlīz\

medical Definition of desexualize

desexualized or British desexualised; desexualizing or British desexualising
1 : to deprive of sexual characters or power
2 : to divest of sexual quality

desexualization

or British desexualisation play \(ˌ)dē-ˌseksh-(ə-)wə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌsek-shə-lə-\ noun

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