post-fact

or post-fac·tu·al

[ pohst-fakt or pohst-fak-choo-uhl ]
/ ˈpoʊstˈfækt or ˈpoʊstˈfæk tʃu əl /

adjective

post-truth:We appear to be living in a post-fact society.

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Origin of post-fact

First recorded in 1625–30 in the sense ex post facto; current sense was first recorded in 1990–95
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