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infallible
used in 1984 by Orwell

6 uses
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Definition
never wrong; or never failing
  • Big Brother is infallible and all-powerful.
    p. 208.2
  • She had even (an infallible mark of good reputation) been picked out to work in Pornosec, the sub-section of the Fiction Department which turned out cheap pornography for distribution among the proles.
    p. 130.6
  • Oceanic society rests ultimately on the belief that Big Brother is omnipotent and that the Party is infallible.
    p. 212.4
  • But since in reality Big Brother is not omnipotent and the party is not infallible, there is need for an unwearying, moment-to-moment flexibility in the treatment of facts.
    p. 212.5
  • But by far the more important reason for the readjustment of the past is the need to safeguard the infallibility of the Party.
    p. 213.1
  • For the secret of rulership is to combine a belief in one's own infallibility with the Power to learn from past mistakes.
    p. 215.5

There are no more uses of "infallible" in 1984 by Orwell.

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