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Definition of "panoptical" []

  • Including everything visible in one view (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "panoptical" in a sentence
  • "And even when we're not literally getting taped on an I-phone or video, we've by now internalized the wary, jittery, self-censoring instincts that the panoptical of our age promotes, and that cripple our bullshit capacities."
  • "But bullshit's natural habitat is also under stress with the panoptical of YouTube and I-phones and their techno-kin reality TV is bullshit's "artistic" cognate."
  • "Critics could say this is like one modern form of “panoptical” monitoring."