Gaslighting is the 2022 word of the year

Other popular words and phrases that will be used in 2022 are "cancel cultural," "Omicron," "LGBTQIA" and "Queen Consort."

The most popular word for the year included "vaccine." 

What is gaslighting?

As per Newport Institute Newport Institute, gaslighting is a type of manipulative behavior that tries to convince their victim the events they are experiencing isn't really happening and that their real-life situation isn't the truth. 

– Falsifying or denial of something, and refusing to acknowledge the lie , even if you provide evidence

– Informing people of gossip and rumors about you and telling you people are talking about you

– Altering the subject or refusing to hear when asked regarding gaslighting or lying behaviour