Synonyms for absolutists

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ab-suh-loo-tiz-uhm
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæb sə luˌtɪz əm

Top 10 synonyms for absolutists Other synonyms for the word absolutists

Définition of absolutists

Origin :
  • 1753 in theology; 1830 in politics, in which sense it was first used by British reformer and parliamentarian Maj. Gen. Thomas Perronet Thompson (1783-1869). See absolute and -ism.
  • As in authoritarian : noun domineering person
  • As in tyrant : noun person who dictates, oppresses
  • As in strongman : noun dictator
  • As in dictator : noun absolute ruler
Example sentences :
  • Interpenetration and co-operation may supply the place of the metaphysical unity at which the Absolutists aim.
  • Extract from : « Nature Mysticism » by J. Edward Mercer
  • Both thinkers are absolutists in principle, though Hobbes gives to a monarch the power which Bentham gives to a democracy.
  • Extract from : « The English Utilitarians, Volume I. » by Leslie Stephen
  • It is probably this last notion that, consciously or unconsciously, weighs most in the psychology of the Absolutists creed.
  • Extract from : « The Behavior of Crowds » by Everett Dean Martin
  • Their departure was almost immediately followed by open riots in favour of the absolutists.
  • Extract from : « A History of England, Period III. » by Rev. J. Franck Bright
  • The Ritualists were absolutists in their political views and accepted the King's intervention in church matters.
  • Extract from : « Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed. » by S. A. Reilly
  • The absolutists on the other hand hoped that the king might by procrastination avoid the separation of the crowns.
  • Extract from : « The Political History of England - Vol XI » by George Brodrick
  • The focus of the constitutional movement, she was savagely assailed by the Absolutists and their French allies.
  • Extract from : « Southern Spain » by A.F. Calvert
  • They were fighting for unconditional restoration, and both as invaders and as absolutists the king was their accomplice.
  • Extract from : « Lectures on the French Revolution » by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
  • The progress of this revolution was strenuously opposed by the allied forces of the monks, the priests, and the absolutists.
  • Extract from : « Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues » by John Alberger
  • We have not, however, done with our absolutists of the one-sided free-trade theory yet.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 334, August 1843 » by Various

Antonyms for absolutists

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