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fearmongering

Syllabification: fear·mon·ger·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈfi(ə)rˌməNGəriNG
 
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Definition of fearmongering in English:

noun

The action of deliberately arousing public fear or alarm about a particular issue: his campaign for re-election was based on fearmongering and deception
More example sentences
  • I deeply resent being lied to by our government to win support for its dangerous, fear-mongering policies.
  • Alas, I cannot say how much is due to media fear-mongering.
  • The organization generated over $200 million in contributions in 2000, mostly through fear-mongering.

Derivatives

fearmonger

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noun

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