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conspiracy theory Syllabification: con·spir·a·cy the·o·ry

Definition of conspiracy theory in English:


A belief that some covert but influential organization is responsible for a circumstance or event.
Example sentences
  • 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.


conspiracy theorist

Example sentences
  • 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).

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