Synonyms for absolutism

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If Romanism is to be the religion of the State, let it be allied with Absolutism.

There is a vast difference between this and the absolutism of the mystic.

On the other hand, they marked the approach of France to absolutism.

They prepared to undo the work of absolutism by the hand of absolutism.

Absolutism may thrive without a God, for it needs only slaves.

Oriental display and absolutism were emulated by the young king.

The real limitation on absolutism was the military power of the nobles.

They only contend for the despotism, the absolutism, the omnipotence of the law.

Every wrinkle in the assessor's forehead told of arrogance and absolutism.

Absolutism is absolutism, whether predicated of the one or of the many.

WORD 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.

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