Definition of post-fact in English:



(also post-factual)
  • Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.

    ‘we have more data and facts available to us than ever before and yet we have entered a post-fact era’
    • ‘it's fashionable to blame the internet for contributing to the post-factual society’
    • ‘Bending a few facts for an easy profit may seem like the perfect crime in a post-fact society.’
    • ‘The humble fact easily gets lost in the noise of personality, so we need to be putting a whole lot more effort into finding it, especially in this strange, post-fact era.’
    • ‘In a post-fact world—full of fake news and data manipulations—it's critical that we are able to interrogate facts and figures to get to the real truth.’
    • ‘We're living in a post-fact and post-evidence era where emoting is sufficient to make a case.’
    • ‘ In this post-fact world, narrative and belief seem to be the only true currencies.’
    • ‘We live in a post-fact kind of world, where everything can be disputed by some perspective.’
    • ‘He had tarnished democracy with his own brand of ‘post-fact politics’.’
    • ‘There is plenty of anecdotal evidence to sustain concern that we live in a post-fact age.’
    • ‘We live in a post-fact America, where the facts are subordinate to the advancement of an ideology.’
    • ‘With the prospect of a post-fact political climate, speaking truth to power has never felt more necessary.’