unsex

verb
un·​sex | \ ˌən-ˈseks How to pronounce unsex (audio) \
unsexed; unsexing; unsexes

Definition of unsex

transitive verb

1 : to deprive of sex or sexual power
2 : to deprive of the qualities typical of one's sex

First Known Use of unsex

1606, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unsex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsex. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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un·​sex | \ -ˈseks How to pronounce unsex (audio) \

Medical Definition of unsex

: to deprive of sexual qualities or characteristics especially : castrate sense 1a

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