Word of the Day: Newspeak

I subscribe to dictionary.com Word of the Day, and today, the word was newspeak. In context of the political atmosphere of our nation, I thought the definition was highly appropriate. Enjoy!

newspeak

noun
1. (sometimes initial capital letter) an official or semiofficial style of writing or saying one thing in the guise of its opposite, especially in order to serve a political or ideological cause while pretending to be objective, as in referring to “increased taxation” as “revenue enhancement.”

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