lobotomized


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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.

lobotomized

(ləʊˈbɒtəmaɪzd) or

lobotomised

adj
informal apathetic, sluggish, and mentally slow
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