Definition of Conspiracy of silence

1. Noun. A conspiracy not to talk about some situation or event. "There was a conspiracy of silence about police brutality"

Generic synonyms: Confederacy, Conspiracy



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Literary usage of Conspiracy of silence

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biographic Clinics by George Milbry Gould (1907)
"A conspiracy of silence. FOR hundreds of years those who discovered or advocated unfashionable scientific truths have found the doors of the ordinary and ..."

2. Notes of a Busy Life by Joseph Benson Foraker (1916)
"... less establish, a conspiracy of silence, and at that time he officially reported that he could find no evidence whatever of any conspiracy of silence. ..."

3. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"Who profits from this conspiracy of silence concerning sex knowledge, ... It is part and parcel of the age-old and fatal conspiracy of silence concerning ..."

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