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menticide

[men-tuh-sahyd]
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noun
  1. the systematic effort to undermine and destroy a person's values and beliefs, as by the use of prolonged interrogation, drugs, torture, etc., and to induce radically different ideas.

Origin of menticide

1950–55; < Latin ment- (stem of mēns) mind + -i- + -cide
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