noun. decision making by a group (especially in a manner that discourages creativity or individual responsibility).
- group (English)
- groupe (French)
- think (English)
- thinken (Middle English (1100-1500))
Sentences with groupthink
1. Verb, base form
A strong organizational culture could be a barrier to change and may discourage diversity of thought, leading to "groupthink" where group members hide their differences in order to fit in.
2. Noun, singular or mass
We usually think of peer pressure and groupthink as bad things, but sometimes it’s actually good to take a peek at what your friends are doing.