anti-totalitarian

adjective
an·​ti-to·​tal·​i·​tar·​i·​an | \ ˌan-tē-(ˌ)tō-ˌta-lə-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce anti-totalitarian (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-totalitarian

: opposed to totalitarianism anti-totalitarian literature an anti-totalitarian philosophy

First Known Use of anti-totalitarian

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-totalitarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-totalitarian. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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