totalitarianism

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noun to·tal·i·tar·i·an·ism \(ˌ)tō-ˌta-lə-ˈter-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of totalitarianism

  1. 1 :  centralized control by an autocratic authority

  2. 2 :  the political concept that the citizen should be totally subject to an absolute state authority

Examples of totalitarianism in a sentence

  1. in times of crisis, when a nation's people are frightened, there are often calls for totalitarianism

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1926

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1926



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