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synonyms for totalitarian

  • authoritarian
  • autocratic
  • monolithic
  • oppressive
  • tyrannical
  • undemocratic
  • Nazi
  • absolute
  • communist
  • total
  • totalistic
  • despotic
  • fascistic
  • one-party

antonyms for totalitarian

MOST RELEVANT
  • democratic
  • partial
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How to use totalitarian in a sentence

Starting in 2018, the regime transitioned from a relatively free authoritarian system to a closed dictatorship, not quite totalitarian but close.
THE MISCALCULATIONS AND MISSED OPPORTUNITIES THAT LED PUTIN TO WAR IN UKRAINEPHILIP SHORTAUGUST 3, 2022TIME
So in terms of capitalism, if the alternative is communism then yes, I think that there are actually excellent arguments why market society is better than a top-down authoritarian, totalitarian dictatorship.
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It’s akin to security agents from a totalitarian regime showing up at the house of an opposition leader looking for evidence of espionage.
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Convince her its governments were evil, totalitarian, when in reality they were democratic?
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This totalitarian trading system insures that foreign trade serves the purposes of the state.
EAST-WEST TRADE TRENDSHAROLD E. STASSEN
They would then be free to impose their will and spread their totalitarian ideology.
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Modern China faces more than political problems; a totalitarian revolution has engulfed it.
GOVERNMENT IN REPUBLICAN CHINAPAUL MYRON ANTHONY LINEBARGER
The totalitarian state does not recognize personal liberties for the individual.
READINGS ON FASCISM AND NATIONAL SOCIALISMVARIOUS
The concept of private property in the totalitarian state is also at variance with the democratic concept of private property.
READINGS ON FASCISM AND NATIONAL SOCIALISMVARIOUS
The Weimar Constitution provided the Nazis with a convenient basis for the establishment of the totalitarian state.
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WORDS RELATED TO TOTALITARIAN

  • authoritarian
  • despot
  • dictator
  • oppressor
  • strongman
  • totalitarian
  • tyrant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.