Pronounced: FUHN-zee, adj

Notes: A nice word to know

Yesterday’s word

The word slacktivism means “activism that requires minimal effort” (examples are forwarding a message, or clicking a “like” button).

First usage

This word came into English in the 1990s

Background / Comments

Our word is a blend of slack and activism. As I said, for some people today, forwarding an email, or filling out a form online, or clicking “Like” are how they pat themselves on the back for being “involved”. Another word – “clicktivism” – is also used.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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