We learn that facts can be alternative and there can be several different rights.
On Thursday, the site said it's adding new words, each of which is a reflection of our times.
It's just that with the web offering such instant results, it seems that the effects of fake news are now -- at least, to some extent -- identifiable.
Dictionary.com also added another new and very topical word: "kompromat."
: "Compromising and incriminating material that is sometimes forged or fabricated, used to sabotage or discredit a political opponent or public figure and ultimately destabilize society by causing extreme doubt and cynicism."
It's as if all the new incursions into our language seem to revolve around the popular tech industry concept of societal disruption.