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coincidence
used in 1984 by Orwell

2 uses
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Definition
a situation where two things happened at the same time or in the same way by chance even though it was unlikely

(for example, if two students in the same class met by accident while visiting another country)
  • Perhaps after all she was not really following him about, perhaps it was coincidence that she had sat so close to him two days running.
    p. 62.5
  • It was too great a coincidence.
    p. 101.2

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

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