an antiutopian novel (1949) by George Orwell.
(1949) A novel by George Orwell. Nineteen Eighty-Four depicts a totalitarian society of the future, ruled by an omnipotent dictator called Big Brother. In this society, called Oceania, people’s thoughts are controlled as tightly as their actions. The government maintains an organization called the “thought police” and engages in constant propaganda. (See also Big Brother is watching you.)
Note: Orwell coined the term doublespeak to describe one kind of propaganda practiced by the state in Nineteen Eighty-Four.
[nahyn-teenth] /ˈnaɪnˈtinθ/ adjective 1. next after the eighteenth; being the ordinal number for 19. 2. being one of 19 equal parts. noun 3. a nineteenth part, especially of one (1/19). 4. the nineteenth member of a series. /ˌnaɪnˈtiːnθ/ adjective 1. (usually prenominal) noun 2. 3. the fraction that is equal to one divided by 19 […]
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1920, guaranteeing women the right to vote.
noun, Informal. 1. the clubhouse or any other place where golfers gather after play to relax, talk, or have a drink. noun 1. (golf, slang) the bar in a golf clubhouse noun a bar in a golf clubhouse, set to be used after completing a round of golf
/ˈniːkaʊ/ noun 1. a palm tree of the genus Rhopalostylis, esp R. sapida, native to New Zealand. The leaves were used by the Māoris to build their whares and the top of the stem is sometimes eaten