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The brand of political or social activism that involves doing nothing meaningful whatsoever except for completely useless gestures, "discussing the issues" with people who already share your point of view, and flooding Facebook with activism posts.

The whole point of which is simply to make sure everyone else in the world knows how tolerant and great you are and how shitty and tolerant they aren't, while actually not making any difference whatsoever.
That Tiffany girl who is always posting 10 times a day on Facebook about how society is controlled by anti-gay, anti-feminist, anti-immigrant, poverty-hating white guys gets drunk four nights a week on her parent's dime, and sleeps around while skipping half of the classes in her Development Studies major. She's never actually contributed to the betterment of society in any meaningful way. But pat yourself on the backtivism means she still thinks she's a better person than everyone else.
by BroamChomsky February 07, 2014
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The horrible moment when you realise that you have accidentally done something very slightly wrong which has very bad (usually embarassing) implications for you. This is typically the moment of realisation that you just sent a dirty text message to a close member of family, typically your mother, rather than the intended recipient.
Message: "i'm free this afternoon so come over and fuck me senseless, my parents will be out all day"
Recipient: Mum
Message Sent
- Onosecond occurs here -
by Jimmed September 26, 2006
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