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brainwashing

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brainwashing

verb
present participle of brainwash

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to cause (someone) to think or believe something by using methods that make a person unable to think normally
  • Terrorists brainwashed the prisoners.
  • Does advertising brainwash children?

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The first known use of brainwashing was in 1950

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“Brainwashing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brainwashing. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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