Undermind or Undermined

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Undermind or Undermined :

Some people believe in a mystical overmind, but not even they believe in an “undermind."

The word is “undermined."

If you dig under a castle wall to prepare to breach its defenses, you are undermining it, digging a mine under it.

The metaphor applies to all sorts of weakening of opposing positions, most often in arguments.

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