manner of official speech which serves political purposes by hiding or twisting the truth (coined in George Orwell's book, "1984")
Newspeak is the fictional language in the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, written by George Orwell. It is a controlled language created by the totalitarian state as a tool to limit freedom of thought, and concepts that pose a threat to the regime such as freedom, self-expression, individuality, and peace. Any form of thought alternative to the party’s construct is classified as "thoughtcrime".
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1. deliberately ambiguous and contradictiory language use to mislead and manipulate the public; "the welfare state brought its own newspeak"
(hypernym) fabrication, manufacture
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