mind-bending

[ mahynd-ben-ding ]
/ ˈmaɪndˌbɛn dɪŋ /

adjective Slang.

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Origin of mind-bending

First recorded in 1960–65

OTHER WORDS FROM mind-bending

mind-bend·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for mind-bending

mind-bending

adjective informal

very difficult to understand; complex
altering one's state of consciousnessmind-bending drugs
reaching the limit of credibilitythey offered a mind-bending salary

noun

the process of brainwashing
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Medical definitions for mind-bending

mind-bending

adj.

Intensely affecting the mind, especially to the extent of producing hallucinations.
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