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lobotomize

[ luh-bot-uh-mahyz, loh- ]
/ l蓹藞b蓲t 蓹藢ma瑟z, lo蕣- /
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verb (used with object), lo路bot路o路mized, lo路bot路o路miz路ing.
to perform a lobotomy on.
to make (someone or something) abnormally tranquil or sluggish.
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Also especially British, lo路bot路o路mise .

Origin of lobotomize

First recorded in 1940鈥45; lobotom(y) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM lobotomize

lo路bot路o路mist, nounlo路bot路o路mi路za路tion, noun

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