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noun as in absolutism

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“Liberalism has become consistently more aggressive in extending each of these features to their logical conclusion — their own contradiction in the form of liberal totalitarianism,” Deneen argues.

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Democracy is finished because they usher in totalitarianism.

Other democratic nations — such as Britain with its impartiality rules — have long relied on similar content regulations without sliding into totalitarianism.

The huge difference between those rulers and Napoleon comes down to one word: totalitarianism.

I believe totalitarianism is a peculiarly 20th century idea.

For Christopher, supporting the war was an expression of his anti-totalitarianism.

It was the hundreds, thousands, of humanists from Russia and the Eastern bloc who fought totalitarianism.

If young adults can handle erotic vampires and totalitarianism, surely they can stomach some more fictional blood.

Government disclaimed any vague totalitarianism and instead clarified its zone of functioning through the use of law.

As the global democratic revolution has put totalitarianism on the defensive, we have left behind the days of retreat.

Almost 50 years ago, we began a long struggle against aggressive totalitarianism.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to totalitarianism, such as: authoritarianism, autocracy, despotism, tyranny, and dictatorship.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.