Doublethink

(redirected from Double Think)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Doublethink

A political term referring to the act of willingly believing two contradictory statements. For example, doublethink may involve trusting the government when one's preferred party is in power and never trusting it when the preferred party is not in power. The term is strongly associated with government propaganda. See also: Doublespeak.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
You have to double think this situation," she says.
It is astounding that such an absurd double think continues to be tolerated by Western states.
Those now lauding Robbo as a way of getting in a sly dig at Mac should drop the double think, dig out the highlights videos and remember the vocal discontent.