totalitarian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian totalitario (complete, absolute, totalitarian) +‎ -an. Equivalent to totality +‎ -arian.

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Adjective[edit]

totalitarian (comparative more totalitarian, superlative most totalitarian)

  1. Of or relating to a system of government where the people have virtually no authority and the state wields absolute control of every aspect of the country, socially, financially and politically.
    The divine truth is stronger than totalitarian falsehoods.

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Noun[edit]

totalitarian (plural totalitarians)

  1. An advocate of totalitarianism.

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