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post-fact

[ pohst-fakt ]
/ ˈpoʊstˈfækt /
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adjective

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

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Also post-fac·tu·al [pohst-fak-choo-uhl] /ˈpoʊstˈfæk tʃu əl/ .

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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