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Word of the Day 05/16/19 Groupthink

Groupthink (noun)
groupthink [ groop-thingk ]

1. the practice of approaching problems or issues as matters that are best dealt with by consensus of a group rather than by individuals acting independently; conformity.
2. the lack of individual creativity, or of a sense of personal responsibility, that is sometimes characteristic of group interaction.

chitchat, parley, forum, discussion, consultation, seminar, interview, symposium, meeting, talk, conference, dialogue, appointment, deliberation, hearing, session, examination, exchange, review, argument

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Origin: 1950–55; group + think, on the model of doublethink

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