absolutism

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  • He must have had some experience with the absolutism of both good and evil. Cited from Preaching and Paganism, by Albert Parker Fitch
  • It appears certain that, at the beginning he did not want absolutism.
  • Evidently if weight of authority were all, the truth of absolutism would be thus decided. Cited from A Pluralistic Universe, by William James
  • I believe she is not at all conscious of her own absolutism. Cited from Life of Charlotte Bronte, V2, by E. C. Gaskell
  • He is as sacred in his financial as in his religious absolutism. Cited from Under the Prophet in Utah, by Cannon and O'Higgins
  • Was it the absolutism of the emperor or of himself that he sought? Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 5, by Charles Morris
  • In this affair public opinion showed itself stronger than the absolutism of the king.
  • And certainly they who do not know the absolutism of evil cannot very well understand sinners. Cited from Preaching and Paganism, by Albert Parker Fitch
  • How in such circumstances was it possible to keep alive absolutism? Cited from The Fight For The Republic in China, by Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
  • The long combat between Freedom and Absolutism had now become as wide as the world. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1604-05 by Motley
  • If the allies won, absolutism would be restored in France by force of arms. Cited from Modern Europe V.1, by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  • No one was safe who had expressed a dislike of absolutism within the last thirty years. Cited from The Liberation of Italy, by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
  • Such are the effects of his long military habits, and his ideas of the absolutism of command. Cited from Wacousta, by John Richardson (Complete)
  • He saw in absolutism the only hope of stability, the only reign of law. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume IX, by John Lord
  • The reaction against Absolutism in philosophy has long since established itself in Germany and France. Cited from Outspoken Essays, by William Ralph Inge
  • Any other picture than this of post-kantian absolutism I am unable to frame. Cited from A Pluralistic Universe, by William James
  • In the days of German absolutism, this was a dangerous step to take. Cited from The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller,C. Thomas
  • Such was the theory of what is called divine-right monarchy or absolutism. Cited from Modern Europe V.1, by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  • Not a single hand or voice was anywhere raised in defence of absolutism. Cited from History of Modern Europe 1792-1878, by C. A. Fyffe
  • On this basis, he constructed a system of political absolutism.
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Words starting with absolutism

Meaning of absolutism

  • noun Dominance through threat of punishment and violence
  • noun The principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
  • noun The doctrine of an absolute being