The Party aims to gradually replace English with a vastly simplified version, known as Newspeak. This language uses simple modifiers to express value judgments, such as "doubleplusungood" to mean "terrible." The popularity of the novel has seen many Newspeak words adopted into modern English, such as "doublethink" and "unperson."
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