counterconspiracy

noun coun·ter·con·spir·a·cy \ ˌkau̇n-tər-kən-ˈspir-ə-sē \
variants: or counter-conspiracy
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of counterconspiracy

plural counterconspiracies or counter-conspiracies
: a conspiracy to oppose or undermine something (such as another conspiracy)
  • She also wrote that conspiracies beget conspiracies, and so do conspiracy theories. The belief in a conspiracy demands a counterconspiracy to fight it.
  • —Masha Gessen

First Known Use of counterconspiracy

1798


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