gaslit

adjective
gas·​lit | \ ˈgas-ˌlit How to pronounce gaslit (audio) , -ˈlit \

Definition of gaslit

: illuminated by gaslight

Examples of gaslit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But underneath the skepticism, something else nagged at me: the sense that my incertitude was a metastasis of our jittery, gaslit world, where baseline reality is increasingly in dispute. New York Times, "The Cell, the Spell and the Mystery of ‘Sea Wall/A Life’," 27 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of gaslit

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Gaslit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gaslit. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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