Definition of Totalitarianism

1. Noun. A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.).




2. Noun. The principle of complete and unrestricted power in government.

Definition of Totalitarianism

1. Noun. A system of government in which the people have virtually no authority and the state wields absolute control, for example, a dictatorship. ¹

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Definition of Totalitarianism

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Literary usage of Totalitarianism

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1. Breaking with Communism: The Intellectual Odyssey of Bertram D. Wolfe by Bertram David Wolfe, Robert Hessen (1990)
"... The Arts Under totalitarianism I should like to distinguish between the fate of the arts under an ordinary dictatorship and under a totalitarian ..."

2. The Czechs and the Lands of the Bohemian Crown by Hugh LeCaine Agnew (2004)
"12 From One totalitarianism to Another The Munich Conference lives on in international affairs, where "Munich" now stands for misguided, cowardly, ..."

3. Opposition and Dissent in Contemporary China by Peter R. Moody (1977)
"For criticisms of the concept see the excellent collection by Carl J. Friedrich, Michael Curtis, and Benjamin Barber, totalitarianism in Perspective, ..."

4. Russia's Democratic Moment? Defining U.s. Policy to Promote Democratic by William C. Martel, Theodore C. Hailes (1998)
"Chapter 1 Trapped by History: From totalitarianism to Democracy by James D. Jewart & Neil G. Kacena A. The Problem ..."

5. Heave 'Em Out: Phase Three by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"... totalitarianism WORKS By Walter E. Williams (with permission) Philosopher David Hume said, “It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once. ..."

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