When someone is brainwashed, they are forced to believe in a particular idea or way of life. They may not be able to think for themselves, and they may not be able to choose their own beliefs.

  • The brainwashed citizens were not allowed to speak or write freely.

  • The brainwashed citizens were not allowed to leave the city.

Definition of brainwashed


subjected to intensive forced indoctrination resulting in the rejection of old beliefs and acceptance of new ones

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Example Sentences for brainwashed

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    The communist brainwashed the citizens.

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    The men brainwashed the servants.

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    The program brainwashed the people.

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    They were not able to be brainwashed.

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    That's the why the Chinese brainwash people.

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    He was interested in the subject of brainwashing.

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    Words are the tools to brainwash and hypnotize mankind.

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    The 33 years of communist brainwash was released in a film.

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    Fortunately the soldier's basic decency overode the brainwashing.

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    He is curious to see the degree of your brainwash.