Synonyms and Antonyms of totalitarianism
a system of government in which the ruler has unlimited power in times of crisis, when a nation's people are frightened, there are often calls for totalitarianism Synonyms of totalitarianism absolutism, autarchy, authoritarianism, autocracy, Caesarism, czarism (also tsarism or tzarism), dictatorship, totalism, despotism, tyrannyWords Related to totalitarianism monarchism, monarchy, monocracy; Big Brother, Big Brotherism, Communism, fascism, Nazism; domination, oppressionNear Antonyms of totalitarianism democracy, self-governance, self-government, self-rule; freedom, self-determination; autonomy, sovereignty (also sovranty)
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