self-emasculation

noun
self-emas·​cu·​la·​tion | \ ˌself-i-ˌma-skyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce self-emasculation (audio) \
plural self-emasculations

Definition of self-emasculation

: the act or process of emasculating oneself One of the most disquieting features of the cult of the Great Mother is the practice of a self-emasculation by a special class of priests, the Galli.— Maria Grazia Lancellotti

First Known Use of self-emasculation

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-emasculation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-emasculation. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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