What does absolutist mean?

absolutist meaning in General Dictionary

Of or related to absolutism arbitrary despotic as absolutist concepts

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  • one that is in favor of a complete or autocratic government
  • related to the concept of totalitarianism
  • one who advocates absolutism
  • a person who is within benefit of a complete or autocratic federal government.
  • person who feels it is feasible to realize a cognition or idea of the absolute.
  • Of or pertaining to absolutism; arbitrary; despotic; because, absolutist concepts.

absolutist meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1830, from absolute + -ist. From 1837 as an adjective.


absolutist - German to English

absolutist


absolutist meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) One who is within benefit of a complete or autocratic government.

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  • (letter.) One who believes it is possible to understand a cognition or concept of the absolute.
  • (a.) Of or related to absolutism; arbitrary; despotic; because, absolutist principles.

Sentence Examples with the word absolutist

Beneath an outward gloss of refinement these nobles were, as a class, coarse and selfish, and they made it their chief object to promote their own interests by fostering absolutist tendencies.

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