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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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5 measurement expanded absolute standard uncertainty's of all fuel tanks stays around required level [+ or -]0.
But the federal government holds you to an absolute standard for all subgroups and that doesn't reflect the great improvement that takes place at schools like Sun Valley.
But the USP model formulary represents a floor rather than an absolute standard, Mr.
Short of an absolute standard of verification, however, we treat a practice as reliable if it is consistent and accepted by a human community.
In conjunction with the NIST absolute standard calorimeters, this new system allows NIST to perform accurate power meter calibration over a much larger power range than previously existed at our facility.
9% is still high in the absolute standard, the number of employed people is increasing and there is a sign of improvement,'' the official said.
Authoritarian parents try to shape and evaluate the behavior and attitudes of their children according to an absolute standard.
Yet he does grant, with relativism, that there is "no single true morality," no one absolute standard for moral lightness, or no one set of absolute moral norms.
In some cases, the nature or severity of the behavior may dictate an absolute standard (e.
xxiv, the view that Saint-Lambert wishes to insist on la relativite des cultures is perhaps not quite precise enough: more important is whether or not he insists, in the manner of Rousseau, on the parity (or even inferiority) of European culture when compared to the 'primitive' against the absolute standard of Nature.
The theoretical posture which Berlin posits to accommodate this collision of values is moral pluralism or a plurality of values, equally genuine, equally ultimate, and therefore incapable of being judged in terms of some absolute standard.
In 1998 it is absolute standard, but in 1985 we were just seeing the effects of fragmentation with the new technology, cable and VCR.
I wrote that there is no absolute standard of free speech in any society.
While the ANSI specifications are stated as minimum standards, many builders and designers use this as an absolute standard, and many people are still unable to independently use a ramp at this slope.