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English verb: desexualise

1. desexualise (motion) direct one's libidinous urges into another direction


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)sublimate

2. desexualise (body) make infertile

SamplesIn some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized.

Synonymsdesex, desexualize, fix, sterilise, sterilize, unsex

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)operate, operate on

Narrower (hyponym)alter, castrate, castrate, demasculinise, demasculinize, emasculate, neuter, spay, vasectomise, vasectomize

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