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Words combined into a sentence, paragraph, speech, etc. SAY one thing, yet MEAN something different. As the American Native Peoples called the white man's words - He speaks with forked tongue
The council has agreed to the demands of all those detained without charge; they will be allowed weekly phone calls with family members.
WHAT IS NOT SAID:::The calls will be monitored, and the charges will be so expensive that the common man/woman's family cannot pay for the call.
by Maggie September 11, 2004
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Music so good it could elicit sexual arousal.
The new We Came As Romans albums is chock full of bonerjams.
by lpvitus October 28, 2009
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the term comes from the George Orwell book 1984, by the way.
War is Peace
Freedom is Slavery
Ignorance is Strength
by IrishRepublicanArmy June 05, 2004
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Doublespeak here ought to be doublethink. The person who first defined it must have had doublethink confused with newspeak and thus combined the two. The definition given is for doublethink.
Whatever was true now was true from everlasting to everlasting. It was quie simple All that was needed was an unending series of victories over your own memmory. "Reality control," they called it; in Newspeak, "doublethink."
by lontrus November 05, 2004
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From George Orwell's 1984. The guy was 20 years out, but other than that fairly accurate... It's the ability to hold two separated and completely contradictory statements in your head and believe that both are true
Dubya: "We are bringing democracy to Iraq" (while bringing a dictatorship to the US via the "Patroit" act, Florida elections etc etc etc).
by Sloan Squared June 11, 2004
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Deliberately ambiguous or evasive language. see: doubletalk.
He wouldn't give me a firm committment to do the job, just some doublespeak about how he "might be available next week."
by Dave Spreefelt December 05, 2005
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