What’s the word or phrase when one takes advantage of you but pretends and mocks you for thinking that way

I saw someone posted this on Facebook and lot of people commented a word/phrase for that sort of situation. Basically someone does something to you but makes you think you are crazy in a sort of manipulative way. I can’t find the post anywhere now and I forgot what word it is.

Any idea?


This should be what you are looking for –


gerund or present participle: gaslighting

: manipulate (someone) by psychological means into doubting their own

(From Lexico)


I just realized this got mentioned in the comments. So I’ll give credit to StoneyB.

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