zombify

verb
zom·​bi·​fy | \ˈzäm-bə-ˌfī \
zombified; zombifying

Definition of zombify 

transitive verb

: to turn (an active alert person) into a zombie

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zombification \ˌzäm-​bə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən \ noun

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But there is still much, much to be learned, just as there is with other highly sophisticated mind-controllers like wasps that enslave cockroaches and fungi that zombify ants. Matt Simon, WIRED, "Absurd Creature of the Week: The Parasitic Worm That Turns Crickets Into Suicidal Maniacs," 30 May 2014

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First Known Use of zombify

1946, in the meaning defined above

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zon-

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The first known use of zombify was in 1946

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