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Orwellian ( comparative , more Orwellian superlative ) most Orwellian
Resembling the totalitarian political methods decried in the works of
British democratic socialist and writer George Orwell, particularly in the dystopian novel ; characterized by use of misleading Nineteen Eighty-Four terminology, propaganda, censorship, totalitarianism, surveillance and repression.
1954, Sisley Huddleston, Popular Diplomacy and War:
Orwellian slogan that "War is Peace" was, consciously or unconsciously, from the beginning adopted by both conflicting groups within the U.N."
2014 Faiola, Anthony (2014-09-25), " An Orwellian nightmare for pro-Ukrainians in rebel-held east", The Washington Post. Nash Holdings, LLC. URL accessed on 2014-09-25.
"In this metropolis that had a prewar population of almost a million, but where the city center now feels like an
Orwellian ghost town of propaganda posters and armed patrols, perhaps no one feels more alone than those who still harbor pro-Ukrainian sentiments."