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Definition of scaremongering noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

scaremongering

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈskeəmʌŋɡərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskermʌŋɡərɪŋ//
 
[uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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the activity of spreading stories deliberately to make people frightened or nervous journalists accused of scaremongering