HyperDic: totalitarian

English > 3 senses of the word totalitarian:
ADJECTIVEalltotalitariancharacterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control
perttotalitarian, totalisticof or relating to the principles of totalitarianism according to which the state regulates every realm of life
NOUNperson totalitarianan adherent of totalitarian principles or totalitarian government
totalitarian > pronunciation
Soundstow.tae.lihteh'riyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > totalitarian: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control.
Example"a totalitarian regime crushes all autonomous institutions in its drive to seize the human soul"- Arthur M.Schlesinger, Jr.
Broaderundemocraticnot in agreement with or according to democratic doctrine or practice or ideals
Spanishtotalitario
Catalantotalitari
English > totalitarian: 3 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the principles of totalitarianism according to which the state regulates every realm of life.
Example"totalitarian theory and practice"
Synonymtotalistic
Spanishtotalitario
Catalantotalitari
Nounstotalitarianismthe principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
English > totalitarian: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn adherent of totalitarian principles or totalitarian government.
Broaderdisciple, adherentsomeone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another

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