Word of the day

The word for today is…

doublespeak (noun) –  (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the practice of using ambiguous language regarding political, military, or corporate matters in a deliberate attempt to disguise the truth

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1957, from double + speak, coined on model of doublethink in Orwell’s “Nineteen Eighty-Four” (the language in that book was Newspeak).

 


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