"absolutism" Definition

  1. n. The state of being absolute; the system or doctrine of the absolute; the principles or practice of absolute or arbitrary government; despotism.
  2. n. Doctrine of absolute decrees.

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Position in dictionary: 591 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "absolutism": 1
Words that end with "absolutism": 1
Words that contain "absolutism": 1
Next words in dictionary: absolutist, absolutistic, absolutory, absolvable, absolvatory, absolve, absolved, absolvent, absolver, absolving
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English Dictionary Definition of absolutism

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