frontal lobotomy


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frontal lobotomy

n.
A prefrontal lobotomy.
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Noun1.frontal lobotomy - surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes
psychosurgery - brain surgery on human patients intended to relieve severe and otherwise intractable mental or behavioral problems
transorbital lobotomy - a method of performing prefrontal lobotomy in which the surgical knife is inserted above the eyeball and moved to cut brain fibers
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Is an engineer really supposed to get a frontal lobotomy before they go to the next job?
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Many patients and family members associate this treatment with mass media portrayals over the past several decades, such as the motion picture One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, which paired inhumane and unnecessary use of ECT with a frontal lobotomy, thereby associating this treatment with something inherently unethical.
Then there's Trump himself, who was standing behind Palin while she rambled on with this drivel for a full agonising 20 minutes, increasingly looking like he was slowly having a full frontal lobotomy performed on him.
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She's only been back a couple of weeks but we assume Jane had a frontal lobotomy while she was away.
So I relieved the sheer tedium of this movie by looking for the hole through which labouring star Bruce Willis might have had a full, frontal lobotomy.
Funny that, because reading Black Magic Sanction made me feel like I'd already undergone a frontal lobotomy.
Watching last week''s conference on the BBC Parliament Channel, with those acres of empty seats, was a bit like meeting a dazed survivor from a full frontal lobotomy who has lost all their cognitive abilities.
So shoot yourself in the cajones with a nail gun, or get a frontal lobotomy, or electrocute yourself with some copper wire .