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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A form of government in which the ruler is an unquestioned dictator who is not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc

Usage examples (37)
  • This, not biblical absolutism, is ancient and traditional Christianity.
  • What seems to be forgotten in such absolutism is what is lost in that pursuit.
  • I suspect that the federal courts absolutism is a response to the conservative tribunal absolutism.
  • But I tend to think that absolutism is still valid, and even necessary, in light of that perspective,. for more
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