Meaning of groupthink

group•think

Pronunciation: (grp'thingk"), [key]
— n.
  1. the practice of approaching problems or issues as matters that are best dealt with by consensus of a group rather than by individuals acting independently; conformity.
  2. the lack of individual creativity, or of a sense of personal responsibility, that is sometimes characteristic of group intereaction.
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