absoluteness absoluteness  /ˈæb sə ˌlut nəs/


  1. (n) the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
  2. (n) the quality of being absolute



  1. The absoluteness of that belief gives Aquino a firmness that can turn into stubbornness.
  2. Every class interest in all history has defended itself from examination by putting forth claim to absoluteness.
  3. We come to have a great caution on all assertions of totality, of finality or absoluteness.


  1. Denton says that he was "staggered by the sense of absoluteness based on an ultimately entirely personal view" and he also finds it troubling whenever religion is tied to the engine of state. "How do you argue about someone's invisible...
    on May 20, 2007 By: Andrew Denton Source: The Canberra Times

  2. As Professor Hossein Nasr says, "We should not transfer the absoluteness of certainly from God to ourselves. ...... The only absolute certainty is the certainty of the Absolute. ...... All our certainties should be based on humility before God and...
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Seyyed Hossein Nasr Source: American Muslim

  3. "Fashion shouldn't be about absoluteness, otherwise it would be a church," says Lang, whose first art exhibition, Alles Gleich Schwer, at the renowned Kestnergesellschaft in Hanover, Germany, is currently attracting him plenty of renewed...
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Helmut Lang Source: Vogue.com

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