thought control

noun

Definition of thought control

1 : the practice by a totalitarian government of attempting (as by propaganda) to prevent subversive and other undesired ideas from being received and competing in the minds of the people with the official ideology and policies
2 : the use by a group or institution of authoritarian techniques similar in nature and purpose to governmental thought control

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“Thought control.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thought%20control. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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