Definition of "scaremongering" [scaremongering]

  • (verb) Present participle of scaremonger.

Use "scaremongering" in a sentence

  • "The group wants to take on bad science and what it describes as scaremongering about technology."
  • "Feldstein is entitled to his opinion, but he would have to admit that his numbers are very sensitive to assumptions (Feldstein was also responsible for an * awful* piece of "SS is bust" scaremongering from the CEA once, so I'd be reaching for the salt cellar)."
  • "Needless scaremongering is part of news reporting."

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