conspiracy theory

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conspiracy theory

n.
A theory seeking to explain a disputed case or matter as a plot by a secret group or alliance rather than an individual or isolated act.

conspiracy theorist n.
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conspiracy theory

n
the belief that the government or a covert organization is responsible for an event that is unusual or unexplained, esp when any such involvement is denied
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Translations
تظرية المؤمرة
Verschwörungstheorie
salaliittoteoria
théorie du complot
teoria spiskowa

conspiracy theory

nVerschwörungstheorie f
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If May wins a landslide, as polls suggest, the new parliament must not be bounced into a quick decision our nation could live to regret, Meanwhile, her election politicking on the steps of No10 yesterday was alarming as she launched into a full paranoid conspiracy theory involving the whole of Europe.
But it is what this resolution on "Occupied Palestine" affirms, rather than what it negates, that should worry us most: a paranoid conspiracy theory that holds that Jews are plotting to harm Islamic holy sites.
An interest in recent American history--specifically as it intersects with paranoid conspiracy theory and two-bit mysticism--recurred in allusions to JFK mythology.