Definitions for absolutismˈæb sə luˌtɪz əm

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. absolutism, tyranny, despotism(noun)

    dominance through threat of punishment and violence

  2. dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny(noun)

    a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

  3. absolutism, totalitarianism, totalism(noun)

    the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government

  4. absolutism(noun)

    the doctrine of an absolute being

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  1. absolutism(Noun)

    The principles or practice of absolute or arbitrary government; despotism.

  2. absolutism(Noun)

    Doctrine of absolute decrees. - Ash

  3. absolutism(Noun)

    The state of being absolute; the system or doctrine of the absolute;

  4. Origin: First attested in 1753 for the theology sense, and 1830 for the political sense.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Absolutism(noun)

    the state of being absolute; the system or doctrine of the absolute; the principles or practice of absolute or arbitrary government; despotism

  2. Absolutism(noun)

    doctrine of absolute decrees


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