noun or adjective see Hobbism

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  • Hobbist — Hob bist, n. One who accepts the doctrines of Thomas Hobbes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hobbist — See Hobbism. * * * …   Universalium

  • hobbist — hob·bist …   English syllables

  • hobbist — I. ˈhäbə̇st noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : a follower of Hobbes or advocate of Hobbism II. adjective Usage: usually capitalized : hobbesian * * * Hobbˈist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hobbism — Hobbist, n. Hobbistical, adj. /hob iz euhm/, n. the doctrines of, or those attributed to, Hobbes, esp. the doctrine of absolute submission to a royal sovereign in order to avoid the anarchic disorder resulting from the uncontrolled competition of …   Universalium

  • Hobbism — noun Date: 1691 the philosophical system of Thomas Hobbes; especially the Hobbesian theory that people have a fundamental right to self preservation and to pursue selfish aims but will relinquish these rights to an absolute monarch in the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • hobbesian — I. ˈhäbzēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Thomas Hobbes died 1679 English philosopher + English ian : of or relating to Hobbes or Hobbism II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

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