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Meaning of Orwellian

Or•well•i•an

Pronunciation: (ôr-wel'ē-un), [key]
  1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling the literary work of George Orwell or the totalitarian future described in his antiutopian novel 1984 (1949).
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