Examples from the Web for totalitarian
Indeed, history has shown us just how much of a threat schlocky Hollywood entertainment is to totalitarian governments.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kundera was reacting against the efforts of 20th-century totalitarian regimes to refashion novelists as propagandists.
Biographer Andrew Roberts argues that history has maligned Napoleon by lumping him in with totalitarian thugs.
One has to admit that a totalitarian empire is impossible without the Iron Curtain or a system of complete information isolation.Putin’s Dream of Empire Doesn’t Stop at Crimea, Or Even Ukraine|Oleg Shynkarenko|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he says ‘totalitarian liberalism,’ he means that the right of the nation trumps human rights.Can Ukraine Control Its Far Right Ultranationalists?|Oleg Shynkarenko|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Modern China faces more than political problems; a totalitarian revolution has engulfed it.Government in Republican China|Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
In the totalitarian East there is political censorship, and the media of mass communications are controlled by the State.Freedom|Dallas McCord Reynolds
Convince her its governments were evil, totalitarian, when in reality they were democratic?A World Called Crimson|Darius John Granger
The totalitarian state does not recognize personal liberties for the individual.
The totalitarian era is passing, its old ideas blown away like leaves from an ancient, lifeless tree.
British Dictionary definitions for totalitarian
Word Origin for totalitarian
Word Origin and History for totalitarian
1926, first in reference to Italian fascism, formed in English on model of Italian totalitario "complete, absolute, totalitarian," from the Italian cognate of English total (adj.). The noun is recorded from 1938.