Cancel culture is named Macquarie Dictionary's word of the year

Cancel culture is named Macquarie Dictionary's word of the year

Macquarie Dictionary’s word of the year is actually two words. 

Two rather hotly debated words, at that: cancel culture. 

The word itself is pretty contentious. Some have declared that cancel culture does not exist. Some have argued that it doesn’t work. And some have even asserted that it has “gone too far.” 

But Macquarie Dictionary believes it is a word that sums up the past year. 

“A term that captures an important aspect of the past year’s Zeitgeist…an attitude which is so pervasive that it now has a name, society’s cancel culture has become, for better or worse, a powerful force,” wrote the Macquarie Dictionary committee in a blog post.  Read more…

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Cancel culture is named Macquarie Dictionary's word of the year