how to pronounce doublethink


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doublethink is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of doublethink in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the words like doublethink or newspeak …”

meanings of doublethink


  1. The holding of two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously and accepting both of them as true or correct, without realizing the contradiction.

doublethink frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word doublethink occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics doublethink can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that doublethink can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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