brainwasher

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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