A secret plan to overthrow the government is an example of a conspiracy.
A conspiracy of wind and tide that devastated coastal areas.
The conspiracy of events.
Origin of conspiracy
- Middle English conspiracie from Anglo-Norman probably alteration of Old French conspiration from Latin cōnspīrātiō cōnspīrātiōn- from cōnspīrātus past participle of cōnspīrāre to conspire conspire
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition