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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb desexualize:
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Definition of the verb desexualize
What does desexualize mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: desexualized | desexualizing | desexualizes
- direct one's libidinous urges into another direction
- make infertile
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- alternative spelling: desexualise
- synonyms of desexualize: desex / fix / sterilise / sterilize / unsex
- more generic terms: operate / operate on = perform surgery on
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Alternative definition of the verb desexualize
- [transitive] To divest of sexual attributes; to make conceptually asexual.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for desexualize
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by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth
by Sidney L. Landau
castrate, spay, sterilize, alter, neuter, desex, desexualize, emasculate. gelid adj. cold, icy, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
decriminalize, demilitarize, denaturalize, departmentalize, depoliticize, desexualize, Europeanize, exteriorize, ideologize, immaterialize, individualize, industrialize, internationalize, legitimatize, materialize, miniaturize, particularize, political ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
rebuild, resolve, specify, work out 8 castrate, entrench, mutilate, overhaul, regulate, renovate 9 concenter, establish, stabilize, sterilize 10 tamper with 11 concentrate, desexualize, predicament, recondition, reconstruct fixation 5 craze, mania, ...
Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
desexualize or desexualise P v. deprive of sexual character. — DERIVATIVES desexualization n. desh /dEj'/ P n. Indian a person's or ...
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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Video shows what desexualize means. To divest of sexual attributes, to make conceptually asexual.. Desexualize Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...
Scrabble value of D2E1S1E1X8U1A1L1I1Z10E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 28 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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