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scapegoatism

[skeyp-goh-tiz-uh m] /ˈskeɪp goʊˌtɪz əm/
noun
1.
the act or practice of assigning blame or failure to another, as to deflect attention or responsibility away from oneself.
Also called scapegoating.
Origin of scapegoatism
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