double think

doublethink

[duhb-uhl-thingk]
noun
the acceptance of two contradictory ideas or beliefs at the same time.

Origin:
double + think1; coined by George Orwell in his novel 1984 (1949)

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doublethink (ˈdʌbəlˌθɪŋk)
 
n
deliberate, perverse, or unconscious acceptance or promulgation of conflicting facts, principles, etc

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doublethink
1948, coined by Orwell in Nineteen Eighty-Four, from double + think.
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