absolutist


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ab·so·lut·ism

 (ăb′sə-lo͞o′tĭz′əm)
n.
1.
a. A political theory holding that all power should be vested in one ruler or other authority.
b. A form of government in which all power is vested in a single ruler or other authority.
2. An absolute doctrine, principle, or standard.

ab′so·lut′ist n.
ab′so·lu·tis′tic (-lo͞o-tĭs′tĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.absolutist - one who advocates absolutismabsolutist - one who advocates absolutism  
adherent, disciple - someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
Adj.1.absolutist - pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
Translations
absolutistiabsolutistinen

absolutist

[ˈæbsəluːtɪst]
A. ADJabsolutista
B. Nabsolutista mf

absolutist

[ˌæbsəˈluːtɪst]
adj [belief] → absolutiste
nabsolutiste mf
References in classic literature ?
= this paragraph refers to controversies, before the French "July Revolution" of 1830, between rightist ("cote droit" = right side) legitimists, who read the official "Moniteur" newspaper and supported the absolutist Bourbon monarchy of King Charles X, and leftist ("cote gauche" = left side) liberals, who read "Le Temps" and argued for reform or revolution; "nothing good could come of Nazareth" = from the Bible, John, I, 46: "Can any good thing come out of Nazareth"}
The degradation of servitude, the absolutist lies must be uprooted and swept out.
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His topics include the Old Regime false start: attempts at liberal reforms and the absence of a transition to capitalism in absolutist France, the rise of the French working class: republican and socialist struggles against extra-economic exploitation, and the state-led capitalism transformation of French industry.
Thomas's two explicit theses are, first, that the complexity of the positions about time have been underappreciated and, second, that one may usefully group the absolutist positions of the period into three categories, loosely corresponding to views held by More, Gassendi, and Newton.
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James Chapman, who was Brexit Secretary Mr Davis's chief of staff until the snap election, said the Prime Minister's "absolutist" positions have made life very difficult for his former boss as he conducts talks with the European Union.
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Versailles, since the 1680s the dazzling seat of and stage for the court and the absolutist administration, was abandoned, ultimately in favor of Paris.
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