Example sentences for: orwellian

How can you use “orwellian” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The behavior he is now being excoriated for was not Orwellian, in the sense of 1984 's world of inverted truth--but Orwell-like, meaning that it was in keeping with a career based on political courage and intellectual integrity.

  • The Intelligent Essay Assessor (an Orwellian misnomer, of course) is based on a form of artificial intelligence called LSA--latent semantic analysis, explained in detail on this website.

  • He described a new pamphlet by Blair on "The Third Way" as "potentially even revolutionary"--"either breathtaking, or sinisterly Orwellian, or both, depending on your point of view."

  • It's like the spots were produced by some Orwellian Ministry of Information.

  • One could write a longish essay on the allusions conjured up by the words Dickensian, Kafkaesque , and Orwellian , yet none of these (among thousands of others) are represented.

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