Etymology
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absolutist (n.)

1830 in political science, "advocate of despotism" (Thompson), from absolute + -ist on model of French absolutiste (by 1820). From 1835 as an adjective. Compare absolutism. Used in a different sense in metaphysics by the followers of Fichte, Schelling and Hegel.

Origin and meaning of absolutist
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Definitions of absolutist
1
absolutist (n.)
one who advocates absolutism;
2
absolutist (adj.)
pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism;
Synonyms: absolutistic
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