totalism

noun to·tal·ism \ ˈtō-tᵊl-ˌi-zəm \

Definition of totalism

totalistic

play \ˌtō-tᵊl-ˈis-tik\ or less commonly totalist play \ˈtō-tᵊl-ist\ adjective

Examples of totalism in a Sentence

  1. warned that forfeiture of civil liberties for the sake of security would only result in the terror of totalism

First Known Use of totalism

1941



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