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Synonyms for lobotomy
ləˈbɒt ə mi, loʊ-lo·bot·omy

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  1. lobotomynoun


  2. lobotomynoun

    A surgical operation on the frontal lobe of the brain intent on treating certain mental illnesses.


  3. lobotomynoun

    The severing of the prefrontal cortex from the thalamic region of the brain.


  4. lobotomynoun

    The severing of the sympathetic nerve trunk.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. lobotomy, leukotomy, leucotomy, prefrontal lobotomy, prefrontal leukotomy, prefrontal leucotomy, frontal lobotomynoun

    surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes

    leucotomy, prefrontal lobotomy, frontal lobotomy, leukotomy, prefrontal leukotomy, prefrontal leucotomy

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  1. Jake Tapper:

    A lot of people who used to work with her in the Bush White House say that they don't recognize her, and they don't know if it's an act or if she, you know, got a lobotomy.

  2. Samuel West:

    These tools were developed to perform a speedy lobotomy, you could do a lobotomy in just a few minutes, so you could mass lobotomize entire populations of psychiatric patients.Worlds 10 weirdest medical museums.

  3. Tom Waits:

    I'd rather have a free bottle in front of me than a prefrontal lobotomy.

  4. Samuel West:

    The tool was a success but the lobotomy as treatment was a terrible failure.

  5. Jerry Weintraub:

    I have a hit book, I have a wonderful life and I'm doing a million things in the theatrical business. Why would I have any regrets? i can't have any regrets. They'd have to give me a lobotomy.

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