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  1. brainwashedadjective

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

    "brainwashed prisoners of war"; "captive audiences for TV commercials can become brainwashed consumers"


  1. Brainwashed

    Brainwashed is a not-for-profit music website supporting eclectic music. Brainwashed features news, reviews, a podcast, hosts websites for many musical artists and record labels, and has organized two music festivals, Brainwaves. Over fifty people contribute to the archives of Brainwashed. Brainwashed also releases music as Brainwashed Recordings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brainwashed in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brainwashed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of brainwashed in a Sentence

  1. Clarke Jones:

    The PM here said Jake was brainwashed -- I don't think he was brainwashed. He was very calculated in what he did and documented it quite clearly.

  2. Thomas Durkin:

    I don't think anybody wants to see American kids being warehoused for being brainwashed by ISIS (Islamic State)... This could happen to anybody.

  3. Mehmet Ali Ediboglu:

    They have been cheated, brainwashed. That is what I, and their relatives, think.

  4. Kai Hibbard:

    Rachel Frederickson’re brainwashed to believe that Rachel Frederickson’re super-lucky to be there.

  5. Christina Fontana:

    She very much still believes her original theory - that Christina was asking people for a ride home, which there are witnesses to attest to that, and she was picked up by some men, brought to Peoria, Illinois and was being held against her will and put into sex trafficking, she firmly believes that Christina was brainwashed into thinking that she could never go home. That's why she hasn’t returned home to this day.

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