Definition of Psychological warfare

1. Noun. The use of psychological tactics to destroy the opponents' morale.

Exact synonyms: War Of Nerves
Generic synonyms: War, Warfare

Definition of Psychological warfare

1. Noun. (idiomatic) The use of various techniques to demoralize or intimidate someone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychological Warfare

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psychological warfare (current term)
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Literary usage of Psychological warfare

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Apollo's Warriors: United States Air Force Special Operations During the by Michael E. Haas (1998)
"psychological warfare in the 1950s encompassed much more than merely the dissemination of propaganda. It in fact came to encompass what the 1990s military ..."

2. Nonlethal Technologies: Progress and Prospects : Report of an Independent by Richard L. Garwin, W. Montague Winfield (1999)
"More attention needs to be paid to synergy between nonlethal weapons and information warfare and psychological warfare, as well as to the application to ..."

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