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brainwash definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: persuade completely, often through coercion; "The propaganda brainwashed many people"
2: submit to brainwashing; indoctrinate forcibly

Merriam Webster's

I. transitive verb see brainwashing II. noun see brainwashing

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. subject (a person) to a prolonged process by which ideas other than and at variance with those already held are implanted in the mind. Derivatives: brainwashing n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(brainwashes, brainwashing, brainwashed) If you brainwash someone, you force them to believe something by continually telling them that it is true, and preventing them from thinking about it properly. They brainwash people into giving up all their money... We were brainwashed to believe we were all equal. VERB: V n into -ing, be V-ed to-inf, also V n

Moby Thesaurus

alienate, beat into, catechize, condition, corrupt, counterindoctrinate, imbue, implant, impregnate, impress, inculcate, indoctrinate, infix, infuse, inoculate, instill, program, reindoctrinate, subvert, win away




 


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