Definition of "thoughtcrime" [thoughtcrime]

  • A crime committed by having unorthodox, unofficial, controversial or socially unacceptable thoughts. (noun)

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Use "thoughtcrime" in a sentence
  • "Any attempt to deny a thoughtcrime is itself a thoughtcrime."
  • ""Thoughtcrime does not entail death: thoughtcrime is death.""
  • "The book contributed several iconic terms to the political lexicon -- "Big Brother," "thoughtcrime" -- and perhaps most profoundly prescient -- the concept of "doublethink.""