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synonyms for unsex

  • alter
  • antisepticize
  • autoclave
  • castrate
  • change
  • clean
  • decontaminate
  • desexualize
  • disinfect
  • emasculate
  • fix
  • fumigate
  • geld
  • incapacitate
  • neuter
  • pasteurize
  • purify
  • sanitize
  • spay
  • make sterile
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antonyms for unsex

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  • adulterate
  • aid
  • assist
  • continue
  • corrupt
  • dirty
  • help
  • keep
  • pollute
  • remain
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How to use unsex in a sentence

It is a mistaken idea to suppose that to become an accomplished horse-woman a lady must unsex herself.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Can a ballot in the hand of woman and dignity on her brow, more unsex her than do a scepter and a crown?
THE LIFE AND WORK OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY (VOLUME 1 OF 2)IDA HUSTED HARPER
Their unnatural attempt to be wiser than God, and to unsex themselves, had done little but disease their mind and heart.
DAVIDCHARLES KINGSLEY
Many Socialists, in giving to woman equality with man as a wage-earner and voter, wish to unsex her completely.
BRITISH SOCIALISMJ. ELLIS BARKER
Clergymen lay aside their Bibles, and females unsex themselves, to carry on this horrid warfare against slave holders.
COTTON IS KING AND THE PRO-SLAVERY ARGUMENTSVARIOUS
But the woman is drawn only by one feeling; she does not unsex herself,--she espouses holiness.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN, VOL 3VARIOUS
Now the effect of the parasite seems to be to unsex as it were its victims so far as their outward appearance is concerned.
WILD BEES, WASPS AND ANTSEDWARD SAUNDERS
There be many ways a woman can "unsex" herself, beside lecturing in public.
FOLLY AS IT FLIESFANNY FERN
He says it would unsex me—that he so admires my thorough womanliness!
JESSAMINEMARION HARLAND
George Eliot, as a true artist, sees what is faulty in the catastrophe, but she will not unsex her creation.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOLUME 11, NO. 24, MARCH, 1873VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNSEX

  • caponize
  • castrate
  • change
  • desexualize
  • emasculate
  • fix
  • geld
  • mutilate
  • neuter
  • spay
  • unsex
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.