Definitions, Meanings, Synonyms, Examples and Famous Quotes of manipulation in English


UK /məˌnɪp.jəˈleɪ.ʃə n /

US /məˌnɪp.jəˈleɪ.ʃə n /


manipulation in a sentence | manipulation example sentences

His manipulation of his friends was scandalous

Data manipulation

Manipulation of images

The manipulation of complex machinery

Insider trading and other market manipulations

Quotes and Sayings about "manipulation"


"There are two primary ways in which mans relates himself to the world that surround him: manipulation and appreciation . In the first way he sees in what surrounds him things to be handled, forces to be managed, objects to be put to use. In the second way he sees in what surrounds him things to be acknowledged, understood, valued or admired."

--- Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Sometimes terror and pain are not the best levers; deception, when it works, is the most elegant and the least expensive manipulation of all."

--- Vernor Vinge

"The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organised habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country."

--- Edward Bernays

"Media manipulation in the U.S. today is more efficient than it was in Nazi Germany, because here we have the pretense that we are getting all the information we want. That misconception prevents people from even looking for the truth."

--- Mark Crispin Miller

"Don't impose your will through manipulation of aggressive emotions and actions."

--- Laozi