Definition of lobotomize in English:
verb[with object] Surgery
1Perform a lobotomy on.
- There is no known documentation that Farmer was ever lobotomized; and indeed, this gruesome tale may distract attention from the legitimate horrors she and other patients were subjected to, including the denial of civil rights.
- But Rosemary, when she was younger, was lobotomized.
- He is taken away, and when he returns, he has been lobotomized.
1.1 informal Reduce the mental or emotional capacity or ability to function of: couples we knew who had been lobotomized by the birth of their children
More example sentences
- Ask any Australian who hasn't had their conscience lobotomized by the Right Wing Death Beasts.
- If teachers didn't resist each new fad, they'd be lobotomized.
- And then the writers seemed to want to lobotomize Justin into a kid who sank to his knees every time Brian got within 50 feet of him.
Words that rhyme with lobotomizedichotomize
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