scaremongering
noun see scaremonger

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scaremongering — [[t]ske͟ə(r)mʌŋgərɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT If one person or group accuses another person or group of scaremongering, they accuse them of deliberately spreading worrying stories to try and frighten people. The Government yesterday accused Greenpeace of… …   English dictionary

  • scaremongering — scare|mon|ger|ing [ˈskeəˌmʌŋgərıŋ US ˈskerˌma:ŋ , ˌmʌŋ ] n [U] BrE the practice of deliberately making people worried or nervous, especially in order to get a political or other advantage ▪ He was accused of political scaremongering.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scaremongering — scare|mon|ger|ing [ sker,mʌŋgərıŋ ] noun uncount MAINLY JOURNALISM the process of saying or doing something in order to make people feel worried or frightened, especially so that you gain an advantage: There has been a lot of scaremongering about …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • scaremongering — noun (U) the practice of deliberately making people worried or nervous, especially in order to get a political or other advantage: Jackson publicly accused the anti nuclear lobby of scaremongering. scaremonger noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • scaremongering — UK [ˈskeə(r)ˌmʌŋɡərɪŋ] / US [ˈskerˌmʌŋɡərɪŋ] noun [uncountable] the process of saying or doing something in order to deliberately make people feel worried or frightened, especially so that you can gain an advantage There has been a lot of… …   English dictionary

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  • scaremonger — scaremongering, n. /skair mung geuhr, mong /, n. a person who creates or spreads alarming news. [1885 90; SCARE + MONGER] * * * …   Universalium

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