Definition of eunuchoid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞onəˌkoid/


chiefly Medicine
Resembling a eunuch, typically in having reduced or indeterminate sexual characteristics.
Example sentences
  • Occasionally castration is necessary to treat testicular cancer when it involves both testicles; in this situation male hormone can be replaced by implants or patches and the typical eunuchoid characteristics can be avoided.
  • Neutrality was pusillanimous, ‘eunuchoid’, ‘worthy of people beneath history’.



Pronunciation: /-izəm/

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Syllabification: eu·nuch·oid

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