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conspiracy theory

conspiracy theory

noun

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

Full Definition of CONSPIRACY THEORY

:  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

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

First Known Use of CONSPIRACY THEORY

1909

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