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Definition of "absolutist" []

  • One who is in favor of an absolute or autocratic government. (noun)
  • One who believes that it is possible to realize a cognition or concept of the absolute. (noun)
  • Of or pertaining to absolutism; arbitrary; despotic. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "absolutist" in a sentence
  • "Yet the wording of the amendment did not change when its scope changed; it is still written in absolutist terms."
  • "Not long ago, a close comrade of mine was dining with a person who I can't identify beyond telling you that his father is a long-term absolutist ruler of an Arab Muslim state."
  • "I also think he has his share of issues (far less than Bush’s issues mind you), as I, unlike you, do not see the world in absolutist’s shades of black and white, but in a million different colors … (this means I have no heros, idols or unrealistic expectations from anyone)."