A belief that some covert but influential organization is responsible for an unexplained event: they sought to account for the attacks in terms of a conspiracy theory
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- Even at this point there was still a misfit between the diabolical conspiracy theory and the popular conception of witchcraft.
- I don't believe in conspiracy theories, and that's why this is not a conspiracy theory.
- Then he went and ruined a good conspiracy theory, by explaining that it was a note so that two similar reports didn't get confused.
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- Conspiracy theorists have suggested darker reasons for his sudden departure: a medical diagnosis, blackmail, hounding by the secret services.
- She is a conspiracy theorist whose political conceits have consistently been proved wrong.
- 34 years ago today man walked on the moon (unless you believe the conspiracy theorists).
More definitions of conspiracy theoryDefinition of conspiracy theory in:
- The US English dictionary