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Verb: desexualize  dee'sek-syû-u,lIz
  1. Direct one's libidinous urges into another direction
    - desexualise [Brit]
  2. Make infertile
    "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are desexualized";
    - sterilize, sterilise [Brit], desex, unsex, desexualise [Brit], fix

Derived forms: desexualizing, desexualizes, desexualized

Type of: operate, operate on, sublimate

Encyclopedia: Desexualize