scapegoating

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

scapegoating

  1. present participle of scapegoat

Noun[edit]

scapegoating ‎(plural scapegoatings)

  1. The act of making somebody a scapegoat.
    • 1989, Alan Sinfield, Literature, Politics, and Culture in Postwar Britain (page 224)
      Nazi persecution of Jews, as with other scapegoatings, was focused, systematic and directly lethal. Other oppressions have been more long-term and uneven []