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Definition of the verb desexualise
What does desexualise mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: desexualised | desexualising | desexualises
- direct one's libidinous urges into another direction
- make infertile
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- alternative spelling: desexualize
- synonyms of desexualise: desex / fix / sterilise / sterilize / unsex
- more generic terms: operate / operate on = perform surgery on
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Desexualise
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by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
n desexualise BR di:'Seksjolaiz, di:'Seksula Iz, di:'Seks|AIZ, di:'Sekjö(o)laiz, ...
A Gift for Sigmund Freud's 80th Birthday by Richard Sterba
The ability to desexualise [Desexualisierungsfdhigkeit] is a part of the plasticity [Plastizit'a't] (see separate entry) of the sexual instincts.
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
desexualize (also desexualise) 7verb [with obj.] deprive of sexual character or the distinctive qualiVties of a sex. – derivatives desexualization noun. desh /dʃ/ 7noun [mass noun] Indian a person's or a people's ...
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Scrabble value of D2E1S1E1X8U1A1L1I1S1E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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