Orwellian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, concerning, or evocative associated with the works of George Orwell, particularly the satirical novel 1984, which portrays a futuristic totalitarian state.
    • Resembling the totalitarian governmental methods decried into the works of British democratic socialist and journalist George Orwell, particularly in the dystopian book Nineteen Eighty-Four; described as using inaccurate language, propaganda, censorship, totalitarianism, surveillance and repression.
    • of or concerning the works of George Orwell (especially his picture of another totalitarian state)

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