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Overview of noun absolutism

The noun absolutism has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. absolutism, tyranny, despotism

(dominance through threat of punishment and violence)

2. dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny

(a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.))

3. absolutism, totalitarianism, totalism

(the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government)

4. absolutism

(the doctrine of an absolute being) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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