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A Bunch Of People Are Looking Up The Definitions Of “Fascism” And “Misogyny”

Merriam-Webster reports that both words are among the most-searched for definitions on their website.

November 14, 2016
A Bunch Of People Are Looking Up The Definitions Of “Fascism” And “Misogyny” via Merriam-Webster

Since the presidential election on November 8, there's a been a large spike in searches for certain words, and the definitions for "fascism" and "misogyny" are topping the list, according to Merriam-Webster. On Sunday, the dictionary reported that those searches, along with look-ups of "bigot,” “xenophobe,” “racism,” and “xenophobia” had begun to trend.

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As Gizmodo points out, many of these words also saw a large increase in searches on Google Trends on November 9, one day after Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election.

A Bunch Of People Are Looking Up The Definitions Of “Fascism” And “Misogyny”