Definitions for "Absolutism"
an ethical system according to which ethical norms are established by a transcendent source.
The belief in a value or good that always holds its value. Expressed by the ancient stoics "Let justice be done though the heavens fall." Absolutism as an ethical theory is contrasted to relativism.
The belief that there is one and only one truth; those who espouse absolutism usually also believe that they know what this absolute truth is. In ethics, absolutism is usually contrasted to relativism.
system of ruling were monarchs reduced the political power of the landlord nobility as they gained and monopolized their own political power. (p. 569)
form of government in which sovereignty is vested in a single person, the king or queen; absolute monarchs in the 16th and 17th centuries based their authority on the theory of the divine right of king - i.e. that they had received their authority from God and were responsible only to Him. (p. 532)
The state of being absolute; the system or doctrine of the absolute; the principles or practice of absolute or arbitrary government; despotism.
Doctrine of absolute decrees.
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
dominance through threat of punishment and violence
local set of reactions to sense bouquets, following 1 logic