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Orwell, George

Line breaks: George Or¦well
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːwɛl
 
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Definition of Orwell, George in English:

( 1903–50), British novelist and essayist, born in India; pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair. Orwell’s work is characterized by his concern for social injustice. His most famous works are Animal Farm (1945), a satire on Communism as it developed under Stalin, and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), a dystopian account of a future state in which every aspect of life is controlled by Big Brother.

Derivatives

Orwellian

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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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