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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ab-suh-loo-tiz-uh m]
    • /ˈæb sə luˌtɪz əm/
    • /ˌabsəluːtˈɪstɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-suh-loo-tiz-uh m]
    • /ˈæb sə luˌtɪz əm/

Definitions of absolutistic word

  • adjective absolutistic relating to absolutism or absolutists 3
  • noun absolutistic the principle or the exercise of complete and unrestricted power in government. 1
  • noun absolutistic any theory holding that values, principles, etc., are absolute and not relative, dependent, or changeable. 1
  • noun absolutistic Alternative form of absolutist(First attested in the mid 19th century.). 1
  • adjective absolutistic Alternative form of absolutist. 0

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Origin of absolutistic

First appearance:

before 1745
One of the 47% newest English words
First recorded in 1745-55

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Parts of speech for Absolutistic


absolutistic popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 70% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for absolutistic

adj absolutistic

  • autarchic — absolute sovereignty.
  • autocratic — An autocratic person or organization has complete power and makes decisions without asking anyone else's advice.
  • despotic — If you say that someone is despotic, you are emphasizing that they use their power over other people in a very unfair or cruel way.
  • dictatorial — Dictatorial means controlled or used by a dictator.
  • monocratic — government by only one person; autocracy.

adjective absolutistic

  • absolute — Absolute means total and complete.

noun absolutistic

  • absolutist — the principle or the exercise of complete and unrestricted power in government.

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