Synonyms of brainwashing


1. brainwashing, indoctrination

usage: forcible indoctrination into a new set of attitudes and beliefs


1. brainwash, persuade

usage: persuade completely, often through coercion; "The propaganda brainwashed many people"

2. brainwash, indoctrinate

usage: submit to brainwashing; indoctrinate forcibly

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Definition and meaning of brainwashing (Dictionary)