Our Word of the Year was exposurewhich highlighted the year's Ebola virus outbreak, shocking acts of violence both abroad and in the US, and widespread theft of personal information. Sign up for our Newsletter! Fear of the "other" was a huge theme infrom Brexit to President Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric. This rare word was chosen to represent because it described so much of the world around us. Only time will tell if the latest wave of change Americans voted for in the midterm elections will result in a negative or positive outcome.
Meanwhile, many Americans continue to face change in their homes, bank accounts and jobs.
A History: Dictionary.com’s Word of the Year
Things don't get less serious in Fear of the "other" was a huge theme infrom Brexit to President Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric. Here's an excerpt from our Word of the Year announcement in If we do, then we are all complicit. So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections.