- absolute ► ADJECTIVE 1) not qualified or diminished in any way; total. 2) having unlimited power: an absolute ruler. 3) not relative or comparative: absolute moral principles. 4) Grammar (of a construction) syntactically independent of the rest of the sentence, as in dinner being over, we left the table; (of an adjective or transitive verb) used without an expressed noun or object (e.g. the brave, guns kill). 5) Law (of a decree) final.► NOUN Philosophy ▪ a value or principle which is universally valid or able to be viewed without relation to other things.DERIVATIVES absoluteness noun.ORIGIN Latin absolutus 'freed, unrestricted' , from absolvere 'set free' .
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Absoluteness — Ab so*lute*ness, n. The quality of being absolute; independence of everything extraneous; unlimitedness; absolute power; independent reality; positiveness. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
absoluteness — index belief (state of mind), certainty, certitude, surety (certainty) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
absoluteness — noun 1. the quality of being complete or utter or extreme the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections • Syn: ↑starkness, ↑utterness • Derivationally related forms: ↑stark (for: ↑starkness) … Useful english dictionary
absoluteness — noun see absolute … New Collegiate Dictionary
absoluteness — See absolute. * * * … Universalium
absoluteness — noun The quality of being absolute; independence of everything extraneous; unlimitedness; absolute power; independent reality; positiveness … Wiktionary
absoluteness — Ã¦bsÉ™ luËtnÉªs n. quality of being absolute; quality of being unlimited; lack of restraint; perfection; completeness, totality … English contemporary dictionary
absoluteness — n. 1. Despotism, arbitrariness. See absolutism. 2. Positiveness, reality, actuality, perfection, ideality, supremeness, etc. See absolute … New dictionary of synonyms
absoluteness — n 1. certainty, certitude, sureness, surety, assurance, assuredness, infallibility; positiveness, definiteness, actuality, substantiality, reality; accuracy, correctness, Tightness; exactness, exactitude, preciseness, precision; perfection,… … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
absoluteness — ab·so·lute·ness … English syllables