On this page:
- Definition of the noun absolutist
- Definition of the adjective absolutist
- Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Absolutist
- Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Absolutist
- Photos about Absolutist
- Video language resources about Absolutist
- Scrabble value of A1B3S1O1L1U1T1I1S1T1
- Share this page
|Play/pause||Buy footage||Find more|
Definition of the noun absolutist
What does absolutist mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: absolutists
- one who advocates absolutism
Definition of the adjective absolutist
What does absolutist mean as an attribute of a noun?
- pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
Alternative definition of the adjective absolutist
- Of or pertaining to absolutism; arbitrary; despotic; as, absolutist principles.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Absolutist
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
by Sverrir Jakobsson, Gudmundur Halfdanarson
This did not cause an immediate shift in the Icelandic administration, but gradually the absolutist monarchy abrogated many of the local privileges that limited royal authority in Iceland. Thus, in the early 18th century, Alþingi became a mere ...
Predatory warfare was also one element of Europe's 'new monarchies' and absolutist states. According to Machiavelli, “warfare is the only art expected of a ruler.” Perry Anderson reminds us that “war was possibly the most rational and rapid ...
by David Robertson
An absolutist system is one in which there is no limitation onwhata legitimategovernment may legallydo, where authority is absolute and unchecked. This is not tosaythat a legitimate government can do anything whatsoever and get away with ...
by R. J. Barry Jones
absolutist. states. Absolutism refers to a form of state that is based on (1) the absorption of smaller and weaker political units into larger, more effective bureaucratic political structures; (2) a strengthened ...
by R. J. Barry Jones
Absolutist states came to dominate most of the European landscape between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. Between the eighth and the fourteenth centuries, the political system that prevailed in Europe was highly decentralized, with ...
by Mark Bevir
It is not, strictly speaking, a doctrine about the origins of royal power: Although absolutist claims were often tied to the doctrine of the divine right of kings, they were also compatible with some variants of contractarianism. Like arguments for ...
American and Global Perspectives by David Scott Clark
Absolutist and Relativist Views Perhaps more than any other fundamental legal concept, the notion of property invites contention. Disputation in this area cuts sharply into matters of political ideology, into individual perceptions of wealth and ...
by David Professor Robertson
An absolutist system is one in which there ...
by Quigley, Marian
An absolutist position wouldlikely say that the abovedescribed activities are indeed unethical whetheronly the e-mail message is involved or the larger-scale business activities (although an absolutist would recognize a difference between ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Absolutist
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Photos about Absolutist
Click on an item to view that photo:
The absolutist king
Portrait of the portuguese king D. Miguel.
Photo credit: Pedro Nuno Caetano
If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Video language resources about Absolutist
Click on an item to play that video:
Scrabble value of A1B3S1O1L1U1T1I1S1T1
The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Share this page
Go to the usage examples of Absolutist to see it in context!