the property of apparent sentience in a colony of social insects acting as a single organism, each insect performing a specific role for the good of the group.
- a collective consciousness, analogous to the behavior of social insects, in which a group of people become aware of their commonality and think and act as a community, sharing their knowledge, thoughts, and resources: the global hive mind that has emerged with sites like Twitter and Facebook.
- such a group mentality characterized by uncritical conformity and loss of a sense of individuality and personal accountability.
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"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
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Words nearby hive mind
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Example sentences from the Web for hive mind
The site is not a hive-mind hegemon, nor even an organized media property.