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Noun Concept
Categories: Controlled English, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Fictional languages, Articles with short description, Use British English from August 2012
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newspeak
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Deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language use to mislead and manipulate the public WordNet 3.0
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Deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language use to mislead and manipulate the public WordNet 3.0
Deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language used to mislead and manipulate the public WordNet 2020
Newspeak is the fictional language of Oceania, a totalitarian superstate that is the setting of dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell. Wikipedia
Fictional language in the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four Wikidata
The fictional language devised to meet the needs of Ingsoc in the novel Nineteen Eighty-four (George Orwell, 1949). Designed to restrict the words, and thereby the thoughts, of the citizens of Oceania. Wiktionary
Fictional language. Wiktionary (translation)
Use of ambiguous, misleading, or euphemistic words in order to deceive the listener, especially by politicians and officials. Wiktionary
Use of ambiguous words to deceive listeners. Wiktionary (translation)
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The welfare state brought its own newspeak WordNet 3.0