1984 Newspeak terms

1984 Newspeak terms

Minitrue
mistry of fact; in charge of all record keeping
Miniluv
ministry of love; order
Minipax
ministry of peace; in charge of armed forces
Miniplenty
ministry of the plenty; in charge of the economy of Oceania
Unperson
an individual who apparently “never existed”
Blackwhite
the belief that black is white; the capability to accept whatever “reality” the party puts out, no matter how absurd it might b
Oldspeak
standard english
Speakwrite
an instrument utilized to write words by speaking into a microphone
Air Strip One
A launchpad for Oceania a.k.a England
Oceania
North and South America, Britain, Australia, and southern portions of Africa, of which Airstrip One is the launchpad or main government
Eurasia
at first enemy of Oceania, then an ally; northern part of the European and Asiatic land-mass, from Portugal to the Bering Strait.
Thoughtcrime
any believed versus the federal government INGSOC, considered a crime
INGSOC
The federal government Oceania is run under, english socialism
Telescreen
Two way tv
Idea Police
Cops who control people who may think differently than Big Bro desires them to
Doublethink
Having two opposing thoughts however only one holds true
East Asia
initially an ally of Oceania, then an opponent. China, Japan, and a large part of Manchuria, Mongolia, and Tibet.
Spies
Children under camouflage who are searching for people devoting believed criminal offense
Newspeak
main language of Oceania; “political correctness” speech
Crimestop
the professors of stopping short, as though by instinct, at the threshold of any unsafe idea.
Memory hole
a system of pipelines, similar to pneumatic tubes, which were used to destroy files
Floating fortresses
airplanes/battle ships
Proles
proletarians; around 85% of Oceania’s population
Inner celebration
main Celebration members. Upper class; 2% of the population in Oceania
External party
the middle class; bureaucrats consisting of roughly 13% of population
Ownlife
a thought criminal activity– individualism and eccentricity; desire to do something for your own advantage
Goldsteinsm
The transformation, what Goldstein thought
Facecrime
an incorrect expression on your face; an anxious tic, an unconscious look of anxiety
Duckspeak
To speak without thinking; quack like a duck
free enterprise
in prole district, black market
memory hole
garbage
pornosec
department where pornography is made only for proles
cleaner
rocket bombs
versificator
instrument to produce music
Goldstein’s book
book with lies about Brotherhood
pal
how you describe others within the party
vaporized
totally eliminated from presence
hateweek
several days long to commemorate party, hate goldstein
cops patrol
individuals who raid bad guy’s homes, peer in windows