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Definition of Doublethink in Context

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/ˈdʌblˌθɪŋk/ (noun)

Definition

the acceptance of opposing or conflicting ideas or beliefs at the same time, a simultaneous and dishonest belief in two contradictory ideas concurrently

Example

Doublethink is a process of indoctrination whereby the subject is expected to simultaneously accept two mutually contradictory beliefs as correct, often in contravention to one’s own memories or sense of reality. Doublethink is related to, but differs from, hypocrisy.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Antonyms

integrity, honesty

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