Definitions for absoluteness
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ab•so•luteˈæb səˌlut, ˌæb səˈlut(adj.)
being fully or perfectly as indicated; complete; perfect.
free from restriction, limitation, or exception:
absolute power; absolute freedom.
an absolute lie; an absolute denial.
unrestrained in the exercise of governmental power; not limited by laws or a constitution:
an absolute monarchy.
viewed independently; not comparative or relative; ultimate:
positive; certain; definite:
absolute in opinion; absolute proof.
not mixed or adulterated; pure.
relatively independent syntactically in relation to other elements in a sentence, as the construction It being Sunday in (of a usu. transitive verb) used without an object, as give in (of an adjective or possessive pronoun) used alone, with the noun that is modified understood but not expressed, as hungry in to feed the hungry or mine in
It being Sunday, I wasn't at work.
Please give generously.
Physics. independent of arbitrary standards or of particular properties of substances or systems: pertaining to a system of units, as the centimeter-gram-second system, based on some primary units, esp. units of length, mass, and time. pertaining to a measurement based on an absolute zero or unit, as in the absolute temperature scale.
Math. (of an inequality) indicating that the expression is true for all values of the variable, as x2+ 1 > 0 for all real numbers
(n.)something that is not dependent upon external conditions for existence or for its specific nature, size, etc.
Ref: (opposed to relative ).
the absolute, something that is free from any restriction or condition. something that is independent of some or all relations. something that is perfect or complete.
Origin of absolute:
1350–1400; ME < L absolūtus complete, finished, unqualified, ptp. of absolvere to release; see absolve
starkness, absoluteness, utterness(noun)
the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
"the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections"
the quality of being absolute
"the absoluteness of the pope's decree could not be challenged"
The fact of being finished or perfected; completeness.
Absolute authority, unlimited power; despotism.
The fact of being without qualifications or conditions; certainty, unconditionality.
the quality of being absolute; independence of everything extraneous; unlimitedness; absolute power; independent reality; positiveness
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