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 (brān′wŏsh′, -wôsh′)
tr.v. brain·washed, brain·wash·ing, brain·wash·es
To subject to brainwashing.
The process or an instance of brainwashing.

[Back-formation from brainwashing.]
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Adj.1.brainwashed - subjected to intensive forced indoctrination resulting in the rejection of old beliefs and acceptance of new ones; "brainwashed prisoners of war"; "captive audiences for TV commercials can become brainwashed consumers"
unbrainwashed - not successfully subjected to brainwashing; "despite the torture and the psychological pressure some POWs remained unbrainwashed"
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l Ro an Pa pr Su It ef do an as DEVLIN Brainwashed East London Irish MC James Devlin talks a good fight, lining up to take his place in the UK rap stakes beside The Streets and Professor Green.
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Mayor Richard Riordan met with the city commissioners from the San Fernando Valley area and, according to Schultz, brainwashed them to oppose Valley secession.
The disadvantage is that fresh viewpoints can lead to severe resistance from those back home who have been brainwashed or are simply uninformed.
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The probation report prepared for Monday's sentencing hearing stated that Kootenay claimed he had been brainwashed by militia leaders and that he wouldn't attempt to use militia money orders in the future, Aveis said.
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