groupthink


group·think

noun \ˈgrüp-ˌthiŋk\

Definition of GROUPTHINK

:  a pattern of thought characterized by self-deception, forced manufacture of consent, and conformity to group values and ethics

Origin of GROUPTHINK

1group + -think (as in doublethink)
First Known Use: 1952

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