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Example sentences from the Web for absolutists
As much as he feels under attack, so “the other side” of absolutists and Christian believers do, too.
Absolutists on either side miss the practical realities of governing.Holder, Carney Under Attack as Scandal-Gate Widens|John Avlon|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Almost by definition, absolutists oversimplify, turning everything into a fight between angels and devils.The Case for Crazy: What the GOP Would Learn by Picking Rick Santorum|John Avlon|March 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is probably this last notion that, consciously or unconsciously, weighs most in the psychology of the Absolutists creed.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
The Ritualists were absolutists in their political views and accepted the King's intervention in church matters.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
Interpenetration and co-operation may supply the place of the metaphysical unity at which the Absolutists aim.Nature Mysticism|J. Edward Mercer
Beloff was sent to the east, and Antonovsky to the south, and the Absolutists became broken up.With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia|John Ward
Their departure was almost immediately followed by open riots in favour of the absolutists.A History of England, Period III.|Rev. J. Franck Bright
British Dictionary definitions for absolutists
- 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)