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Meaning of ABSOLUTIST

Pronunciation:  absul'ootust

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  one who advocates absolutism
  2. [adj]  pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
 

ABSOLUTIST is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: absolutistic
 
 See Also: adherent, disciple

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ab"so*lu`tist\, n.
    1. One who is in favor of an absolute or autocratic
       government.
    
    2. (Metaph.) One who believes that it is possible to realize
       a cognition or concept of the absolute. --Sir. W.
       Hamilton.
    
    
  2. \Ab"so*lu`tist\, a.
    Of or pertaining to absolutism; arbitrary; despotic; as,
    absolutist principles.
    
    
 

 

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