post-truth

[ pohst-trooth ]
/ ˈpoʊstˈtruθ /

adjective

relating to or existing in an environment in which facts are viewed as irrelevant, or less important than personal beliefs and opinions, and emotional appeals are used to influence public opinion: post-truth politics.

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Also post-fact, post-fac·tu·al .

Origin of post-truth

First recorded in 1990–95; post- + truth
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