A prefix used meaning "pre~" or "before".
It means to rid oneself of unwanted thoughts, i.e., thoughts that interfere with the ideology of the party. this way, a person avoids committing thoughtcrime
Order of the day.
Is the act of simultaneously accepting as correct two mutually contradictory beliefs, often in distinct social contexts. it is related to, but distinct from, hypocrisy and neutrality. its opposite...
An indication that a person is guilty of thoughtcrime based on their facial expression.
Vaguely translatable to orthodox thought.
Forced labor camp
Flaws or inaccurate presentations of party or big brother-related matters by the press. see misprints below.
Ministry of love (secret police, interrogation and torture)
Ministry of peace (ministry of war, cf
Ministry of plenty (keeping the population in a state of constant economic hardship)
Ministry of truth (propaganda and altering history)
Errors or mispredictions which need to be rectified in order to prove that the party is always right. see malquoted above.
English; perhaps any language that is not newspeak.
Ideas inspired by events or memories of times prior to the revolution.
A prefix used in the sense of very, i.e., to give an adjective or an adverb a stronger meaning (e.g. plusgood means "very good").
Subunit of the fiction department of the ministry of truth that produces pornography
The steady stream of mindless entertainment to distract and occupy the masses
Records department (division of the ministry of truth that deals with the rectification of records; department in which winston works)
An instrument used by party members to note or "write" down information by speaking into an apparatus as a faster alternative to an "ink pencil". it is, for example, used in th...
Television and security camera-like devices used by the ruling party in oceania to keep its subjects under constant surveillance
The thought police
Submit to higher authority. in one scene in the novel, winston smith is instructed to alter a document to conform with the party line, and submit it to his superiors before filing it