brainwash

[breyn-wosh, -wawsh]
verb (used with object)
1.
to cause (someone) to undergo brainwashing.
noun
2.
the process of brainwashing.
3.
a subjection to brainwashing.
Also, brain-wash, brain wash.


Origin:
1950–55; back formation from brainwashing

brainwasher, noun
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brainwash (ˈbreɪnˌwɒʃ)
 
vb
(tr) to effect a radical change in the ideas and beliefs of (a person), esp by methods based on isolation, sleeplessness, hunger, extreme discomfort, pain, and the alternation of kindness and cruelty
 
'brainwasher
 
n
 
'brainwashing
 
n

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Example sentences
Professors take advantage of this and teach lies to our kids in colleges and
  brainwash them.
And they have no right to try and brainwash the rest of us.
He wants to brainwash you all some more into thinking his show is reality tv.
They explained to me what methods they use to brainwash you into their cults.
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