thoughtcrime

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EtymologyEdit

Coined by George Orwell in Nineteen Eighty-Four.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈθɔːtˌkɹaɪm/

NounEdit

thoughtcrime (countable and uncountable, plural thoughtcrimes)

  1. A crime committed by having unorthodox, unofficial, controversial or socially unacceptable thoughts.

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