absolutisme

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French absolutisme. Equivalent to absoluut +‎ -isme.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɑp.soː.lyˈtɪs.mə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ab‧so‧lu‧tis‧me
  • Rhymes: -ɪsmə

Noun[edit]

absolutisme n (uncountable)

  1. (politics, historical, political science) absolutism (state or ideology in which the ruler is absolutely sovereign)
  2. (philosophy) absolutism (doctrine or philosophy involving metaphysical absolutes)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From absolu +‎ -isme

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absolutisme m (plural absolutismes)

  1. absolutism

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb

Etymology[edit]

absolutt +‎ -isme, from French absolutisme, first part from Latin absolūtus (concluded, absolute), perfect passive participle of absolvō (complete, finish), from ab- (from, away from) +‎ solvō (release, loosen, dissolve, take apart). Second part from French -isme, from Latin -ismus, from Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /absʊlʉˈtɪsmə/, /apsʊlʉˈtɪsmə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪsmə
  • Hyphenation: ab‧so‧lut‧is‧me

Noun[edit]

absolutisme m (definite singular absolutismen, indefinite plural absolutismer, definite plural absolutismene)

  1. (politics, political science) absolutism (the principles or practice of absolute or arbitrary government)
    • 1959, Johan Falkberget, Kjærlighets veier, page 234:
      en gjærende mistru til kongen og absolutismen
      a fermenting distrust of the king and absolutism
    • 1964, Lorentz Eckhoff, En verden, page 69:
      preg av absolutisme … arvet fra den lange rad av orientalske eller halvveis orientalske selvherskere
      traits of absolutism… inherited from the long line of oriental or semi-oriental self-rulers
    • 1997, Trond Berg Eriksen, Egne veier, page 192:
      den franske hagen var en programerklæring for absolutismen. Den ville kontrollere hver minste kvist og gren
      the French Garden was a manifesto of absolutism. It would control every twig and branch
    • 2014 November 30, aftenposten.no:
      på grunn av deres absolutisme anses [IS beklageligvis] som et uttrykk for den vaskeekte islam
      because of their absolutism, [IS unfortunately] is considered an expression of the true Islam
    Synonyms: enevelde, despoti
  2. (philosophy) absolutism (belief in a metaphysical absolute; belief in Absolute)
    • 2014 November 28, Morgenbladet, page 37:
      forestillingen lykkes med [å] fremstille desperasjonen [som] kan oppstå hos en sekulær person i møtet med religiøs moralsk absolutisme
      the performance succeeds in [producing] the desperation [that] may arise in a secular person in the face of religious moral absolutism
    • 2014 December 9, Vårt Land, page 16:
      [gjennom historien] har filosofene argumentert mot absolutisme og åpnet for unntak
      [throughout history] philosophers have argued against absolutism and called for exceptions

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French absolutisme.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑbsʊlʉˈtɪsmə/

Noun[edit]

absolutisme m (definite singular absolutismen, indefinite plural absolutismar, definite plural absolutismane)

  1. absolutism

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