Newspeak



[noo-speek, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌspik, ˈnyu-/

noun
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) an official or semiofficial style of writing or saying one thing in the guise of its opposite, especially in order to serve a political or ideological cause while pretending to be objective, as in referring to “increased taxation” as “revenue enhancement.”.
/ˈnjuːˌspiːk/
noun
1.
the language of bureaucrats and politicians, regarded as deliberately ambiguous and misleading
n.

name of the artificial language of official communication in George Orwell’s novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four,” 1949, from new + speak. Frequently applied to what is perceived as propagandistic warped English.

A language inspired by Scratchpad.
[J.K. Foderaro. “The Design of a Language for Algebraic Computation”, Ph.D. Thesis, UC Berkeley, 1983].

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