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lobotomized

[ luh-bot-uh-mahyzd, loh- ]
/ ləˈbɒt əˌmaɪzd, loʊ- /
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adjective
Surgery. having undergone a lobotomy.
stupefied; benumbed.
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Origin of lobotomized

First recorded in 1940–45; lobotomize + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for lobotomized

lobotomized

lobotomised

/ (ləʊˈbɒtəmaɪzd) /

adjective
informal apathetic, sluggish, and zombie-like

Word Origin for lobotomized

C20: from lobotomize (chiefly US) to perform a lobotomy on
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