absolutism

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Synonyms for absolutism

Synonyms for absolutism

a political doctrine advocating the principle of absolute rule

a government in which a single leader or party exercises absolute control over all citizens and every aspect of their lives

Synonyms for absolutism

dominance through threat of punishment and violence

a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc

the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government

the doctrine of an absolute being

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A useful strategy for reaching an absolute standard is to define success according to "successive approximations" that ultimately reach the final milestone (i.
If the courts apply this absolute standard, it would cause no end of problems.
The addition of this safe harbor in the final regulations attempts to add flexibility to the minimum or maximum benefits safe harbor, which provides an absolute standard.
These conclusions are based on te widespread assumption that the microwave background is the absolute standard of rest for the universe.
They must also be committed to exceptional and friendly customer service -- an absolute standard of the Hot Dog on a Stick brand.
ULTRA LIGHT SUITS - A new absolute standard of perfection has been created, the result of dedicated research and development by the Lanificio Zegna: 'Ultra Light Suits', created from fabric weighing 220 grams per metre.
Whether you've lived according to your own ethical standard you've set yourself and also according to the absolute standard of the whole community.
But the federal government holds you to an absolute standard for all subgroups and doesn't reflect the great improvement that takes place at schools like Sun Valley (Middle School),'' Romer said.
They spoke forcefully to those in power, but they were unwilling to hold either the state or individuals to an absolute standard.
Right and wrong are therefore not the natural consequences of individual choice predicated upon some absolute standard but simply irrelevant standards when applied to behaviors over which the individual may have no control.
Because there is no absolute standard of quality in coffee tasting, judgement is subjective, and rests in the end on the palate of the beholder, in the sense of taste.
Congress did not adopt an absolute standard that a taxpayer may take a position on a return only if, in fact, the position reflects the correct treatment of the item because, in some circumstances, tax advisors may be unable to reach so definitive a conclusion.
How can Vatican policymakers miss the essential moral deficit of such an approach, not to mention its lack of gospel perspective, a perspective that we are told ad nauseam in ecclesial documents is the absolute standard of the church?
What's important is absolute standard of living, not relative well-being.
We want the proposed new Wellness Centers to be the absolute standard of integrity upon which all others are judged, and intend to be an example of a compliant, well run, professional organization that serves the expanding needs of the communities we serve.