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Of, relating to, or evocative of the works of George Orwell, especially the satirical novel 1984, which depicts a futuristic totalitarian state.
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Or•well•i•an(ɔrˈwɛl i ən)
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling the literary work of George Orwell or the totalitarian future described in his antiutopian novel 1984 (1949).
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|Adj.||1.||Orwellian - of or relating to the works of George Orwell (especially his picture of a future totalitarian state)|
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