denialism, denialist

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Feb 2 19:21:12 UTC 2010

Not in OED but Wikipedia has an entire article. Half a million Googlits.

Basically, these refer to the worldwide practice of denying established
facts (I guess I should say "'established'  'facts'") for political,
religious, psychological or similar reasons (I guess I should say
"'political,'  'religious,' 'psychological' or 'similar'").


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society -

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