1. Noun.  One who is in favor of an absolute or autocratic government.
  2. Noun.  (metaphysics) One who believes that it is possible to realize a cognition or concept of ''the absolute''. - Sir. W. Hamilton.
  3. Adjective.  Of or pertaining to absolutism; arbitrary; despotic; as, ''absolutist'' principles.

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