[ skeyp-goh-tiz-uhm ]
/ ˈskeɪp goʊˌtɪz əm /
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the act or practice of assigning blame or failure to another, as to deflect attention or responsibility away from oneself.
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Also called scapegoating.
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How to use scapegoatism in a sentence
“It is alarming that Mr. Buffett would be advised to so completely flip-flop and resort to transparent scapegoatism,” said Levine.