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Meaning of UNSEX

Pronunciation:  un'seks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make infertile; of both males and females
  2. [v]  remove the qualities typical of one's sex; "She unsexed herself"
  3. [v]  deprive of sex or sexual powers
 

UNSEX is a 5 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: desex, desexualise, desexualize, fix, sterilise, sterilize
 
 See Also: alter, alter, castrate, change, demasculinise, demasculinize, deprive, divest, emasculate, neuter, operate, operate on, spay, strip, vasectomise, vasectomize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*sex"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Unsexed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Unsexing}.] [1st pref. un- + sex.]
To deprive of sex, or of qualities becoming to one's sex;
esp., to make unfeminine in character, manners, duties, or
the like; as, to unsex a woman.

 

 

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