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The use of various techniques, such as propaganda and terror, to induce or reinforce attitudes favorable to a war effort among a population or government.
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1. (Military) the military application of psychology, esp to propaganda and attempts to influence the morale of enemy and friendly groups in time of war
2. (Psychology) the military application of psychology, esp to propaganda and attempts to influence the morale of enemy and friendly groups in time of war
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|Noun||1.||psychological warfare - the use of psychological tactics to destroy the opponents' morale|
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