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lo·bot·o·mize (lə-bŏt′ə-mīz′, lō-) tr.v. lo·bot·o·mized
lo·bot·o·miz·es 1. Medicine To perform a lobotomy on (a patient). 2. Informal To reduce the intelligence, alertness, or sensitivity of. lobotomize ( ləˈbɒtəˌmaɪz) or lobotomise vb
(Surgery) to perform a lobotomy on
lo•bot•o•mize (ləˈbɒt əˌmaɪz, loʊ-) v.t. -mized, -miz•ing.
1. to perform a lobotomy on.
2. to make (someone or something) abnormally tranquil or sluggish.
lo•bot`o•mi•za′tion, n. lobotomize Past participle: lobotomized Gerund: lobotomizing Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
Imperative lobotomize lobotomize
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