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adjective as in absolute

noun as in authoritarian

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noun as in dictator

noun as in tyrant


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Professional politicians usually keep their distance from absolutist movements.

His is the kind of black-and-white, moral absolutist thinking about politics one should grow out of after graduate school.

The Saudis fear, probably rightly, that real power sharing is impossible in an absolutist state.

Other countries that banned guns started with a less absolutist attitude towards civil liberties, and also, a lot fewer guns.

Taking an absolutist view on temporary cuts would rapidly make the whole pledge untenable.

He had stripped the magical prestige from the absolutist monarchy in France.

It will not be worship as with the Chinese absolutist, nor mere friendship, as in the code of many a radical.

Socialism would introduce, indeed, the most vexatious and all-encompassing absolutist government ever invented.

He was a statesman and he wanted to make the empire into a real state of the absolutist type.

They desire to employ it as a tool for their absolutist plans and adventurous world enterprises.

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On this page you'll find 133 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to absolutist, such as: arbitrary, dictatorial, full, authoritarian, sovereign, and totalitarian.

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