- Surgery. having undergone a lobotomy.
- stupefied; benumbed.
Origin of lobotomized
- to perform a lobotomy on.
- to make (someone or something) abnormally tranquil or sluggish.
Also especially British, lo·bot·o·mise.
Origin of lobotomize
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- informal apathetic, sluggish, and zombie-like
C20: from lobotomize (chiefly US) to perform a lobotomy on
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Word Origin and History for lobotomized
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