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thought control Syllabification: thought con·trol

Definition of thought control in English:


The attempt to restrict ideas and impose opinions through censorship and the control of school curricula.
Example sentences
  • We must recognize and critique the various mechanisms of thought control be it religion, notions of behaviour, descriptions of identity, etc.
  • Accusations of politically correct thought control have become a pathetic and transparent excuse for lazy racists and sexists the land over.
  • Local issues will be featured in an upcoming conference examining power politics and thought control in a democratic society.
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