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Definition of Gaslight

to use psychological manipulation to sow seeds of doubt in a person’s mind and make them question their own sanity

Examples of Gaslight in a sentence

The psychopath will gaslight and tell blatant lies in an attempt to throw you off balance.

Because he likes to gaslight people, Justin’s mother warns his teachers of his manipulation.

Denying he ever agreed to the deal, the shady salesman tried to gaslight the client.

People who gaslight also throw in positive affirmations so that they can confuse you even more with their psychological tricks.

Emma’s husband could gaslight so well; he was able to use deceit to make her think she was going crazy.

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