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Definition of "totalitarianism" []

  • A system of government in which the people have virtually no authority and the state wields absolute control, for example, a dictatorship. (noun)

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Use "totalitarianism" in a sentence
  • "It's astounding, the way this government operates, wherein you can posit the term totalitarianism and actually cobble together a credible argument."
  • "Monday morning, before leaving for French, Heeger had been on her computer, exchanging instant messages with Berger, who had been up since six writing a paper for his Global Ethics class on what he called the totalitarianism of Hugo Chávez, the president of Venezuela."
  • "This return to totalitarianism is something that all college-level Cubans have seen once; older Cubans have seen multiple times."