American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language used to mislead and manipulate the public.
- n. A mode of talk by politicians and officials using ambiguous words to deceive the listener.
- n. deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language use to mislead and manipulate the public
- From Newspeak (Wiktionary)
- From Newspeak, a language invented by George Orwell in the novel 1984. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Orwell coined the word newspeak, meaning common words having uncommon meaning.”
“Whereas the first article is just written in newspeak, yet coherent, the 2nd one is a mess …”
“Although I am almost certain newspeak for that stance is “support our troops”, and “collateral damage” …”
“Most of all, we have the language -- the "newspeak" -- Orwell predicted.”
“In its aid policy in Ethiopia, the U.S. seems to be more interested in generating "newspeak" and photo ops than producing the right results good governance.”
“Such is the "newspeak", the glossy, rose-colored narrative, of the U.S. aid bureaucracy.”
“Another Orwellian "newspeak" conclusion is that "the international community has been largely silent" about alleged Israeli abuses in the Gaza and the West Bank.”
“In announcing the funding cut, Inouye's press release was a remarkable illustration of Orwellian "newspeak," ostensibly supporting the very opposite of what he was doing:”
“The MSM just repeat each others "newspeak" equivalent over and over again, until everyone is stupid.”
“This Orwellian "newspeak" is possibly the most alarming of all the extrusions from the enemy as, the further they distance themselves from the reality of what is democracy, the more they prattle about bringing democracy to their construct.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘newspeak’.
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Names of constructed languages (excluding Tolkien's, which get a list of their own) and languages presented only in works of fiction. I'm going to be flexible about what gets listed and include bot...
We can thank Orwell's Newspeak for the combining form -speak.
Maly i mala hulali po polu i pili kakao.
words on words. yyep.
My big word list.
Our chief weapons are words, that's all. Just words. Only words, not justly words, that is.
That is to say that there are only words in this list, not words that are just, although s...
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
This is a collection of words I love, old ones that I love the sound of when I repeat them for years and new ones coined in news articles on up and coming trends and technologies - most of them I k...
words that embody life
Looking for tweets for newspeak.