v persuade completely, often through coercion
The propaganda brainwashed many people
v submit to brainwashing; indoctrinate forcibly
a 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
Book Review: Brainwashed Brainwashed, by Sally Satel and Scott O Lilienfeld. Basic Books. I wanted to dislike this book. You see, I was suspicious of the fact that one of the authors is a resident scholar with the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), an organization whose political values I oppose, and, insofar as it's an organization with political values, has little business going near science. Then, when I found that ...
June 18, 2013 - Discover
Imelda Staunton in Forbes There can't be any mess or individuality,Staunton said. "But, of course, that leads to brainwashed people."
Magnus Ranstorp in Forbes People often assume that terrorists are poor, disadvantaged people who are brainwashed or need the money. But the ones who actually perpetrate violence without handlers and manipulation are highly intelligent by necessity,said Magnus...