lobotomize

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lobotomize

(lə-bŏt′ə-mīz′, lō-)
tr.v. loboto·mized, loboto·mizing, loboto·mizes
Medicine To perform a lobotomy on (a patient).
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Sometimes bureaucracy gets so out of hand that the sight of an unruly plant is enough to shut down the brains of minor functionaries in search of awards and advancement for being overzealous in a lobotomised kind of way.
A heartless tyrant, she exercises absolute power over the patients until being undermined by the rebellious Randle McMurphy, who almost chokes her to death and is lobotomised. Her vocal cords are left permanently damaged, reducing her authority over the other patients.
Sadly, until the next ship sets sail it seems I'm destined to sound like some lobotomised hybrid of Joe Pasquale and Jimmy Sommerville.
Babydoll (Browning) is sent to a mental institution by her stepfather who wants her lobotomised so he can get his hands on the family fortune.
Babydoll (Emily Browning) is institutionalised at Lennox House For The Mentally Insane by her cruel stepfather (Gerard Plunkett), who wants the young woman lobotomised so he can get his grubby hands on the family fortune.
In their current shrunken, almost lobotomised form, trapped within enclosed walls, the palaces do not do justice to their original designers' and monarchs' intentions, with their visions of parklands, vistas and gardens.
Tom Baker's voiceover asked: "Is this entertainment?" Maybe, if you're 12...or lobotomised.
A piano, broken chords in one hand, a sub-folksy melody in the other -and that, basically, is it: even with the occasional introduction of strings and the odd tempo change, this album amounts to nothing more than 78 interminable minutes of musically lobotomised pap.
Has dance music lobotomised contemporary music's ability to care for anything other than a rampant, self-centred lust for hedonistic satiation?
"Well it's better than being the lobotomised man's crumpet."
On Saturday, Craig Revel Horwood said she looked "lobotomised".
Called Cufflinks, it was the brainchild (actually, that should probably read 'the lobotomised offspring') of Welsh eyebrow enthusiast Alex who put himself forward to appear in the team's TV ad as 'Herbert', the walking personification of every bad date you've ever had.