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truthiness

(ˈtruːθɪˌnəs)
n
informal (of a belief, etc) the quality of being considered to be true because of what the believer wishes or feels, regardless of the facts
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Truthiness: The only thing the Bears have to fear are major injuries and Matt Nagy himself.
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119), and he equates them with "truthiness", which as he notes "does not itself guarantee truth".
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Borrowing a term from comedian Stephen Colbert, Landesman calls this artistic license "truthiness." It's unacceptable in journalism, but it can make a powerful movie.
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The whole social environment and each of its overlapping parts cultural, religious, political, intellectual and psychological have become conducive to spectacular fallacy, 'truthiness' and make-believe.
'Truthiness' and post-truth politics are two sides of the same coin in deeply divided societies where social consensus and conventions have been rejected.