totalitarian etymology

English word totalitarian comes from English -an, Italian totalitario (Total, complete. Totalitarian.)

Detailed word origin of totalitarian

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-an English (eng) Appended to nouns to form an agent noun. (When males with a profession are distinguished from females, males are -an, females -(i)enne.). Of or pertaining to; an adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. (Often added to words of Latin origin, but also used with words of other origins. When a word ends in a, -n is used instead.).
totalitario Italian (ita) Total, complete. Totalitarian.
totalitarian English (eng) An advocate of totalitarianism. Of or relating to a system of government where the people have virtually no authority and the state wields absolute control of every aspect of the country, socially, financially and politically.

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