|Origin:||emasculatus, past participle of emasculare, from masculus 'male'|
to make a man feel weaker and less male:
Some men feel emasculated if they work for a woman.
to make someone or something weaker or less effective:
The bill has been emasculated by Congress.
to remove all or part of a male's sex organs [= castrate]
—emasculation noun [uncountable]