brainwash

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Verb[change]

Plain form
brainwash

Third-person singular
brainwashes

Past tense
brainwashed

Past participle
brainwashed

Present participle
brainwashing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you are brainwashed by something, you have been persuaded or convinced that something is real.
    North Korean citizens are being brainwashed by the media in their country about the West being evil.
    Encyclopedias and dictionaries are brainwashed by science and evolution, and don't feel that God, the Bible, or creation is real, because of science and other religions and their "gods".