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menticide

[men-tuh-sahyd] /ˈmɛn təˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the systematic effort to undermine and destroy a person's values and beliefs, as by the use of prolonged interrogation, drugs, torture, etc., and to induce radically different ideas.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; < Latin ment- (stem of mēns) mind + -i- + -cide
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brainwashing; the 'killing' of mind through brainwashing

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