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conspiracy theory

noun

Simple Definition of conspiracy theory

  • : a theory that explains an event or situation as the result of a secret plan by usually powerful people or groups

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of conspiracy theory

  1. :  a theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a secret plot by usually powerful conspirators

conspiracy theorist

noun

Examples of conspiracy theory in a sentence

  1. Conspiracy theories sprung up soon after the leader's assassination.



1909

First Known Use of conspiracy theory

1909


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