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lo·bot·o·mize

 (lə-bŏt′ə-mīz′, lō-)
tr.v. lo·bot·o·mized, lo·bot·o·miz·ing, 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 (tr)
(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.
[1940–45]
lo•bot′o•mist, n.
lo•bot`o•mi•za′tion, n.

lobotomize


Past participle: lobotomized
Gerund: lobotomizing

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Translations

lobotomize

vt to lobotomize somebodyan jdm eine Lobotomie durchführen
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