HyperDic: absolutism

English > 4 senses of the word absolutism:
NOUNstateabsolutism, tyranny, despotismdominance through threat of punishment and violence
groupabsolutism, dictatorship, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyrannya form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
cognitionabsolutism, totalitarianism, totalismthe principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
cognitionabsolutismthe doctrine of an absolute being
absolutism > pronunciation
Soundsae'bsahluw.tih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > absolutism: 4 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningdominance through threat of punishment and violence.
Synonymstyranny, despotism
Broaderdominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, controlThe state that exists when one person or group has power over another
Spanishabsolutismo, despotismo, tiranía
Catalanabsolutisme, despotisme, tirania
Nounsabsolutistone who advocates absolutism
English > absolutism: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.).
Synonymsdictatorship, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny
Narrowerpolice stateA country that maintains repressive control over the people by means of police (especially secret police)
Broaderautocracy, autarchyA political system governed by a single individual
Spanishabsolutismo, autocracia, autoritarismo, despotismo, dictadura, estalinismo, tiranía, totalitarismo
Catalanabsolutisme, autoritarisme, despotisme, dictadura, estalinisme, monocràcia, tirania, totalitarisme
Adjectivesabsolutisticpertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
Nounsabsolutistone who advocates absolutism
English > absolutism: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe principle of complete and unrestricted power in government.
Synonymstotalitarianism, totalism
Broaderpolitical orientation, ideology, political theoryAn orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Spanishabsolutismo, totalitarismo
Catalanabsolutisme, totalitarisme
Adjectivesabsolutist, absolutisticpertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
Nounsabsolutistone who advocates absolutism
English > absolutism: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe doctrine of an absolute being.
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
Spanishabsolutismo
Catalanabsolutisme

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