desexualize


desexualize
de·sex·u·al·ize or Brit de·sex·u·al·ise (')dē-'seksh-(ə-)wə-.līz, -'sek-shə-.līz vt, -ized or Brit -ised; -iz·ing or Brit -is·ing
1) to deprive of sexual characters or power
2) to divest of sexual quality
de·sex·u·al·iza·tion or Brit de·sex·u·al·isa·tion (.)dē-.seksh-(ə-)wə-lə-'zā-shən, -.sek-shə-lə- n

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