Brainwash - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbreɪnwɔːʃ|  American pronunciation of the word brainwash
Brit.  |ˈbreɪnwɒʃ|  British pronunciation of the word brainwash

verb

- persuade completely, often through coercion

The propaganda brainwashed many people

- submit to brainwashing; indoctrinate forcibly

Examples

Young people are being brainwashed by this religious group.

Commercials brainwash consumers into buying things they don't need.

The propaganda brainwashed many people

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: brainwash
he/she/it: brainwashes
present participle: brainwashing
past tense: brainwashed
past participle: brainwashed
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