1 persuade completely, often through coercion; "The propaganda brainwashed many people"
2 submit to brainwashing; indoctrinate forcibly
- brān'wŏsh, /ˈbreɪnwɒʃ/, /"breInwQS/
- An effect upon one's memory, belief, or ideas.
- To affect one's mind by using extreme mental pressure or any other mind effecting process. (i.e. hypnosis)
- In the context of "figurative|dated": To take from an electronically controlled machine its stored-up information; to erase a computer's programming. (1960)
Brainwash may refer to:
- Brainwashing, the application of coercive techniques to change the beliefs or behavior of one or more people, usually for political or religious purposes
- Brainwashed (album), the final studio album by George Harrison, released in 2002
- Brainwashed (website), a not-for-profit online music publication that specializes in the review of and news relating to eclectic music
- "Brainwashed", a song by The Kinks from their 1969 concept album Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)
- "Brainwashed", a song by Iced Earth from their 1995 album Burnt Offerings (album)
- "Brainwash", a song by Rick Danko from his 1977 eponymous debut album, Rick Danko (album)
brainwash in Russian: Brainwashed