Oxford Dictionaries Decides On 2016's Word Of The Year
The choice "reflects a year dominated by highly charged political and social discourse."By Matt Picht | November 15, 2016
Quick — think of a word that perfectly sums up the year 2016. OK, now think of a word that we can actually say on air.
According to the Oxford Dictionaries, the word you're looking for is "post-truth." The dictionary's new Word of the Year is defined as "circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief."
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