Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 05/16/19 Groupthink

Groupthink (noun)
groupthink [ groop-thingk ]


noun
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.

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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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