Definition of desex in English:

desex

Line breaks: de¦sex
Pronunciation: /diːˈsɛks
 
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verb

[with object] (usually as adjective desexed)
1Deprive (someone) of sexual qualities or attraction: Lawrence portrays feminists as shrill, humourless, and desexed
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  • We wander through the ordinary course of days as persons, desexed, androgynous, and it is in the sexual act in which we receive reassurance that we are not persons, after all, but men and women.
  • Pioneering women do traditionally desex themselves by resembling honorary men.
  • Straightening up history's heroes, desexing literature's love stories, Hollywood is making gay movies-without the ‘gay’
2Castrate or spay (an animal): about 80 per cent of cats are desexed
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  • Please, it is our turn to repay these animals, desex your pet and save lives.
  • All the cats are desexed, vaccinated and wormed, and they make a great companion for a family or for someone living alone.
  • I think that the other cat is not desexed so he is still feisty and looking for fights.

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