mind-bending

mind-bending
1) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe something as mind-bending, you mean that it is difficult to understand or think about.

...mind-bending debates about the nature of life.

2) ADJ: usu ADJ n Mind-bending means the same as mind-altering.

One 15-year-old who took the drug, said: `It was frightening and has put me off taking mind-bending drugs.'


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  • mind-bending — adj. intensely affecting the mind, especially in producing hallucinations; usually of chemical substances. [informal] Syn: mind blowing. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mind-bending — [mīnd′ben΄diŋ] adj. Slang MIND BLOWING …   English World dictionary

  • mind-bending — mind bend|ing [ maınd ,bendıŋ ] adjective INFORMAL mind bending drugs make you see or hear things that are not real …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mind-bending — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ altering one s state of mind …   English terms dictionary

  • mind-bending — adjective intensely affecting the mind especially in producing hallucinations • Syn: ↑mind blowing • Similar to: ↑psychoactive, ↑psychotropic • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism * * * ˈmind bending f16 …   Useful english dictionary

  • mind-bending — adjective a) Hallucinogenic. The book contains fifteen mind bending mazes. b) Mentally taxing …   Wiktionary

  • mind-bending — UK [ˈmaɪnd ˌbendɪŋ] / US adjective informal mind bending drugs make you see or hear things that are not real …   English dictionary

  • mind-bending — mind′ bend ing adj. cvb sts mind blowing • Etymology: 1960–65 mind′bend er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • mind-bending — mind bendingly, adv. /muynd ben ding/, adj. Slang. mind blowing. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

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