Used in response for when someone promotes/advocates an event or idea that is perceived to support "too much" authority and/or government control.

Often used jokingly as a over-exaggeration in political talk.

Can also be used in response to a ban or mute in a forum site or online chat.
Steve: I think that the government should regulate businesses more
Bob: Literally 1984!

--User1 has been permantly banned--
User2: You cant ban my friend like that! Literally 1984!
by ke1 July 07, 2021
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when you get kicked out of the store for shitting on the floor
Free-thinker: *shids on floor*
Employee: Get out!
Free-thinker: this is literally 1984! Communism has gone too far
by free think er July 20, 2021
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