Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb unsex

3 senses of unsex

Sense 1
unsex -- (deprive of sex or sexual powers)
       => deprive, strip, divest -- (take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets")

Sense 2
unsex -- (remove the qualities typical of one's sex; "She unsexed herself")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix -- (make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized")
       => operate on, operate -- (perform surgery on; "The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life")

Antonyms of adj unsexed

1 sense of unsexed

Sense 1
castrated (vs. uncastrated), unsexed -- (deprived of sexual capacity or sexual attributes)


Similarity of adj unsexed

1 sense of unsexed

Sense 1
castrated (vs. uncastrated), unsexed -- (deprived of sexual capacity or sexual attributes)
       => altered, neutered -- (having testicles or ovaries removed)
       => cut, emasculated, gelded -- ((of a male animal) having the testicles removed; "a cut horse")
       => spayed -- ((of a female animal) having the ovaries removed)

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