Definitions for hobbismˈhɒb ɪz əm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Hob•bismˈhɒb ɪz əm(n.)
the doctrines of Hobbes, esp. the doctrine of submission to a royal sovereign to avoid disorder resulting from conflicting individual interests.
Origin of Hobbism:
1675–85; Hobb (es ) + -ism
the philosophical system of Thomas Hobbes, an English materialist (1588-1679); esp., his political theory that the most perfect form of civil government is an absolute monarchy with despotic control over everything relating to law, morals, and religion