- A distorting effect upon one's memory, belief, or ideas, as by propaganda.
effect upon one's memory, belief or ideas
- To affect one's mind by using extreme mental pressure or any other mind-affecting process. (e.g. hypnosis)
- (figuratively, dated) To take from an electronically controlled machine its stored-up information; to erase a computer's programming. (1960)
to affect one's mind