lobotomy lobotomy  /ˈloʊ ˌboʊ ˌtoʊ mi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes

Usage(s):

  1. The university might have considered intermediate steps prefrontal lobotomy, say.
  2. Success had been a lobotomy to my past.
  3. When Rosemary was 23, she had a prefrontal lobotomy; from that point on, she spent most of her life in an institution.

News

  • Sheen Rips 'Teen Mom'

    Farrah Abraham is not "winning" in Charlie Sheen's eyes anymore. "I truly do not recall giving you permission to globally reveal any communication between us," Sheen wrote, according to TMZ . "congrats on surviving your lobotomy and an even bigger congratz on the recent attempt at porn. your daughter must be so proud. please send my number to middle earth and if allowed, eagerly follow it into ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Fox News

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Quotes

  1. Watts says, "I have lost 75 per cent of my brain power. It halved and then halved again. It's not just the sleep deprivation, it's the breast feeding. I call it the lactose lobotomy."
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Naomi Watts Source: Contactmusic.com

  2. "He may come back to Detroit with a lobotomy, and he doesn't even know it happened," Wilson said. "That's what I'm here for. I'm going to zap him somehow. That's my whole goal."
    on Jan 26, 2008 By: Ron Wilson Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Confirming that he would not be resigning as editor of the Spectator, Mr Johnson said: "I think that would be a kind of admission that the whole point of the leader was wrong. I would have to kind of perform a full frontal lobotomy on myself. I...
    on Oct 27, 2004 By: Boris Johnson Source: Mathaba.Net

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