Prikspijt, translated into English as “vaccine regret,” was voted the newest Dutch Word of the Year in the dictionary competition. The word is defined as “a feeling of regret someone has about having been vaccinated against any infectious disease.”
The dictionary editor who ran the Twitter campaign stated, Prikspijt, “mirrors polarization of society around the vaccine and booster shot.”
The two biggest rivals, woonprotest, a word that refers to protests against the Dutch housing market, and wappiegeluid, which is a derogatory term often used to refer to the conspiracy theorists, received 3.7 percent and 3.6 percent of the vote, respectively.
A rough estimate of 49,000 people participated in the voting, which was in 2020, a mere 12,000.
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The word is defined as “a feeling of regret someone has about having been vaccinated against any infectious disease.”
The word “mirrors polarization of society around the vaccination and booster shot,” den Boon continued. “It’s an interesting word. You’ve also found it in the opposite sense lately: that you regret not getting the injection.”
On Tuesday, several interviews were conducted by NOS Radio 1 Journaal on the streets so as to see if the public were using the word, but they found that people were yet to use it.
Most respondents believed that people who were hospitalized for avoiding the vaccines would end up having to repent. The Dutch Minister of Health Hugo de Jonge made a similar statement on Twitter, “If you are in the ICU because you have not gotten a shot, only then do you have prikregret.”
The COVID shots have come under heavy criticism by the likes of health experts Dr. Peter McCullough. In a recent appearance with Joe Rogan, Dr. Peter McCullough explained that from the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, there was a concerted effort to instill fear and conceal a protocol for early treatment of the disease in order to justify lockdowns and vaccines. He warned that there is an intentional worldwide plot to suppress early COVID treatments.
COVID vaccines are “irreversible and potentially permanently damaging,” says Dr. Robert Malone, who explains why 16,000 physicians and medical scientists around the world signed a declaration publicly declaring healthy children should not be vaccinated for COVID-19.
Meanwhile, one of the top doctors in Ontario has warned that the double vaccinated are a threat to the triple vaccinated and advises those who haven’t yet received the third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine against celebrating with their elderly loved ones.