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Orwell, George

Syllabification: Or·well, George
Pronunciation: /ˈôrwel
 
/

Definition of Orwell, George in English:

( 1903–50), British novelist and essayist, born in India; pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair. His work is characterized by his concern about social injustice. His best-known works are Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949).

Derivatives

Orwellian

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Pronunciation: /ôrˈwelēən/
adjective
Example sentences
  • That Orwellian scenario is on the outer reaches of the possible, but it is not sheer fantasy.
  • In other words, Camus had the Orwellian view, and that was anathema to the French gauchistes.
  • There are a lot of Orwellian overtones in the storyline that had to be echoed in the settings and environments.

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