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absolutist


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Absolutist  \Ab"so*lu`tist\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  absolutism;  arbitrary;  despotic;  as 
  absolutist  principles. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Absolutist  \Ab"so*lu`tist\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  is  in  favor  of  an  absolute  or  autocratic 
  government. 
 
  2.  (Metaph.)  One  who  believes  that  it  is  possible  to  realize 
  a  cognition  or  concept  of  the  absolute.  --Sir.  W. 
  Hamilton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  absolutist 
  adj  :  pertaining  to  the  principle  of  totalitarianism  [syn:  {absolutistic}] 
  n  :  one  who  advocates  absolutism 




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