Thesaurus

emasculates

verb
present tense third-person singular of emasculate

Synonyms & Antonyms of emasculates

to deprive of courage or confidence
  • being eliminated early in one's very first tennis tournament can be an emasculating experience

Synonyms for emasculates

Words Related to emasculates

Near Antonyms for emasculates

Antonyms for emasculates

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about emasculates

Cite this Entry

“Emasculates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emasculates. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on emasculates

Nglish: Translation of emasculates for Spanish Speakers

Comments on emasculates

What made you want to look up emasculates? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!