newspeak(redirected from Double plus ungood)
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Deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language used to mislead and manipulate the public.
[From Newspeak, , a language invented by George Orwell in the novel 1984.]
the language of bureaucrats and politicians, regarded as deliberately ambiguous and misleading
[C20: from 1984, a novel by George Orwell]
(sometimes cap.) a propagandistic style of language marked by ambiguity, misstatement, and contradiction.
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|Noun||1.||newspeak - deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language use to mislead and manipulate the public; "the welfare state brought its own newspeak"|