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2016 Word of the Year

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year post-truth image

"After much discussion, debate, and research, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 is post-truth; an adjective defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief’."

From the Oxford Dictionaries website