Definition of absolutism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    absolutism

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈæbsəluːtɪzəm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈæbsəluːtɪzəm//
     
    [uncountable] Types of belief, Political views and systems
     
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  1. 1a political system in which a ruler or government has total power at all times See related entries: Types of belief, Political views and systems
  2. 2belief in a political, religious or moral principle which is thought to be true in all circumstances See related entries: Types of belief
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: absolutism