Etymology
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doublespeak (n.)

1957, from double (adj.) + speak, coined on model of doublethink in Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" (the language in that book was Newspeak).

updated on September 10, 2012

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Definitions of doublespeak from WordNet

doublespeak (n.)
any language that pretends to communicate but actually does not;
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