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Examples from the Web for absolutist
Professional politicians usually keep their distance from absolutist movements.Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Political Parties|David Frum|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Saudis fear, probably rightly, that real power sharing is impossible in an absolutist state.
Taking an absolutist view on temporary cuts would rapidly make the whole pledge untenable.
Party-spirit represents him as an absolutist; and such he appears to the crowd in the distance of his exile.
How vain, then, the absolutist's attempt to sever himself from the sphere of sense!Nature Mysticism|J. Edward Mercer
It had been behind the revolution that had recreated an absolutist monarchy in Spain.
The degradation of servitude, the absolutist lies must be uprooted and swept out.Under Western Eyes|Joseph Conrad
He was a statesman and he wanted to make the empire into a real state of the absolutist type.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
British Dictionary definitions for absolutist
- any theory which holds that truth or moral or aesthetic value is absolute and universal and not relative to individual or social differencesCompare relativism
- the doctrine that reality is unitary and unchanging and that change and diversity are mere illusionSee also monism (def. 2), pluralism (def. 5b)