HyperDic: brainwashed

English > 1 sense of the word brainwashed:
ADJECTIVEallbrainwashedsubjected to intensive forced indoctrination resulting in the rejection of old beliefs and acceptance of new ones
brainwashed > pronunciation
Soundsbrey'nwaa.sht
Rhymessquashed ... whitewashed: 5 rhymes with aasht...
English > brainwashed: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningsubjected to intensive forced indoctrination resulting in the rejection of old beliefs and acceptance of new ones.
Examples
  • "brainwashed prisoners of war"
  • "captive audiences for TV commercials can become brainwashed consumers"
Oppositeunbrainwashednot successfully subjected to brainwashing

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