emasculation

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emasculation (countable and uncountable, plural emasculations)

  1. (medicine) The removal of the penis, testicles, and scrotum of (a male person or animal).
  2. The act of depriving of virility, or the state of being so deprived; castration.
  3. The act of depriving, or state of being deprived, of vigour or effectiveness.
    The authoritarian regime oversaw the total emasculation of the country's judiciary.

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