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absoluteness

[ ab-suh-loot, ab-suh-loot ]SEE DEFINITION OF absoluteness
  • as inintegrity
  • as inreality
  • as inentirety

Synonyms for absoluteness

  • cohesion
  • purity
  • soundness
  • stability
  • unity
  • coherence
  • entireness
  • perfection
  • simplicity
  • totality
  • wholeness
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Antonyms for absoluteness

  • corruption
  • disgrace
  • dishonesty
  • dishonor
  • incompleteness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABSOLUTENESS

(c) Would he have asserted the absoluteness of sensation at each instant?

Like other great thinkers, he was absorbed with one idea, and that idea was the absoluteness of perception.

Nor can other be identified with being; for then other, which is relative, would have the absoluteness of being.

Another fallacy is produced which turns on the absoluteness of the verb 'to know.'

And there is no absoluteness about beauty, nor our admiration for it.

It endangered the absoluteness of her self-belief and self-worship.

But for the heart in which self merges in God's love, they lose their absoluteness.

The great truth of the absoluteness of law cannot be taught in a single lesson.

On the other hand, he is warned not to aim at absoluteness, which of all people the Scots will least endure.

The vice of absoluteness and egotism is transferred to that visionary agent.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "unrestricted; complete, perfect;" also "not relative to something else" (mid-15c.), from Middle French absolut (14c., Old French asolu, Modern French absolu), from Latin absolutus, past participle of absolvere "to set free, make separate" (see absolve).

Most of the current senses also were in the Latin word. Sense evolution was "detached, disengaged," thus "perfect, pure." Meaning "despotic" (1610s) is from notion of "absolute in position." Absolute monarchy is recorded from 1735 (absolute king is recorded from 1610s); scientific absolute magnitude (1902), absolute value (1907) are from early 20c. In metaphysics, the absolute "that which is absolute" is from 1809.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ABSOLUTENESS

entirety

nounwholeness, whole

realities

nounfacts of existence
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