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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective 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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  • adjective Resembling the totalitarian political methods decried in the works of British democratic socialist and writer George Orwell, particularly in the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four; characterized by use of misleading terminology, propaganda, censorship, totalitarianism, surveillance and repression.

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  • adjective of or relating to the works of George Orwell (especially his picture of a future totalitarian state)

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Orwell +‎ -ian

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