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adjective showing disapproval
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    relating to a situation or system in which facts are neglected in favour of emotions and beliefs

    The candidate has run a post-truth campaign from day one.

    Would it be fair to say we live in a post-truth era?

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 16/11/2016


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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