What does Orwellian mean?

Reminiscent of the dark, fictional work of writer George Orwell. Often used in reference to his dystopian account of a future totalitarian state in Nineteen Eighty-Four.


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Orwellian:

  • "a frightening view of an Orwellian future."

  • "I found the story to be quite Orwellian in nature.


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