’Toxic’ declared Oxford Word of the Year

Oxford Dictionary has declared the adjective ‘toxic’ as the Word of the Year for what it says reflects the ethos, mood, or preoccupations in 2018. The word was selected from a shortlist that included ‘gaslighting,’ ‘incel’ and ‘techlash.’ The data showed that, after ‘chemical’, ‘masculinity’ is the most-used word in conjunction with toxic this year.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-life/toxic-declared-oxford-word-of-the-year/article25511599.ece

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