Definition of doublethink noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʌblθɪŋk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʌblθɪŋk//
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the act of holding two opposite opinions or beliefs at the same time; the ability to do this Word Origin 1949: coined by George Orwell in his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: doublethink