zombification


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zombification

(ˌzɒmbɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) occult folklore an instance or process of turning into a zombie
2. the process of making or becoming zombielike
3. (Psychology) a psychological condition in which patients believe their body is enslaved while their awareness is kept in a bottle or jar
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Another is that risks are no longer appropriately priced, leading to the misallocation of resources and zombification of banks and companies, which has delayed deleveraging.
This zombification seems to have affected their hearing too, as they don't seem to be able to hear certain words.
36) Moreover, there are several films that "speak for themselves" regarding the connection between zombies and terrorism, including ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction (2009) which features terrorists releasing a biological weapon that causes zombification, The Terror Experiment (2010) in which a suicide bomber releases a zombie virus through his actions at a federal lab, and Osombie (2012) in which Osama bin Laden rises from the grave as a zombie (complete with other zombie terrorists).
Through subsistence agricultural modes of production and commerce, the Kreyol language, proverbs, the ideology of Vodou, and the ideological apparatuses of the Lakous (village and family compounds), Peristyles (Vodou temples), herbal medicine, Vodou ceremonies, secret societies, and zombification they recursively (re)organized and reproduced Haitian society in the provinces around the African and Taino practical consciousness or language game of Vodou and communal living, i.
Reference is made to Fela, the bohemian Afro-beat singer, with emphasis on his "Zombie" to give expression to the process of the zombification of the Niger Delta freedom fighters or so-called militants.
Zombification is not an acceptable medical outcome.
While the first human zombification may be the original practices that inspired the modern voodoo stories, it is not quite uncommon in nature as many insects are known to turn into zombies.
Il se sert pour ecrire le premier roman en langue creole d'un mythe du vodoun, celui de la zombification.
Nyamnjoh locates these virtues in relation to migrants abroad who would often compare themselves to zombies in a form of witchcraft--nyongo--which privileges zombification of victims over instant gratification through instant and total death.
The grant will finance his research project Characterization of two solitary parasitoids wasps Southeast Asia: A comparative behavioral study and identification of venom compounds responsible for the zombification of the cockroach host.
The correspondence between the colonising drive of the zombie and the zombification of social institutions has been noted by many scholars (Giroux 2011, Peck 2010, Quiggin 2012, Ryan 2012, Whelan et al 2013) and occurs when the machinery that enables the neoliberal growth imperative is accepted uncritically.