1. I〔断種〕castration; sterilization

    去勢する castrate, sterilize;〔主に動物を〕geld

    • 去勢牛
    • a bullock
    • 去勢馬
    • a gelding
    • 去勢した雄鶏
    • a capon
    • 飼い犬を去勢した
    • He had his dog neutered.
  1. II〔元気を奪うこと〕
    • 指導者の死後,その運動は去勢されてしまった
    • After the death of the leader, the movement lost its former vigor./《文》 The leader's death emasculated [enervated] the movement.
    • 最近は彼の辛辣しんらつな文章も幾分去勢されたようだ
    • Recently his cutting style seems to have been somewhat blunted [toned down].
  1. 去勢手術(a) castration [gelding] operation(▼geldingは馬などの)