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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

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

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



1909

First Known Use of conspiracy theory

1909


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