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Adjective: totalitarian  tow,ta-li'teh-ree-un
  1. Characterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control
    "a totalitarian regime crushes all autonomous institutions in its drive to seize the human soul"
  2. Of or relating to the principles of totalitarianism according to which the state regulates every realm of life
    "totalitarian theory and practice";
    - totalistic
Noun: totalitarian  tow,ta-li'teh-ree-un
  1. An adherent of totalitarian principles or totalitarian government

Derived forms: totalitarians

See also: undemocratic

Type of: adherent, disciple

Encyclopedia: Totalitarian