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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of absolutize.

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Examples

  • The tragedy of Pinter's politics is that he took a desirable political value - hatred of war, or distrust for his own government - and absolutizes it.

    Johann Hari: Harold Pinter Does Not Deserve the Post Mortem White-Washing He Is About to Receive

  • And this is why even our understanding of history, being linear, as in God's purposes, is misguided, as it absolutizes God...while it limits the Wisdom way of understanding experience, as cyclical...

    Mistaken Memories

  • Sha'ria Law doesn't allow tolerance, absolutizes God, and implements corporal punishment, instead of allowing individual conscience.

    The Guild of Islamic Minimalists

  • In its best sense casuistry is opposed to inflexible, literal, or legalistic interpretation of moral rules; in - deed casuistry rejects any attitude which absolutizes

    CASUISTRY

  • He absolutizes the root metaphor of matter and form, so that it is a tool of theological as well as physical explanation.

    IDEA OF GOD, 1400-1800

  • Alexander, on the other hand, absolutizes Space-Time, and even speaks of it as a stuff’ of which things are made.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Alexander, on the other hand, absolutizes Space-Time, and even speaks of it as a stuff’ of which things are made.

    Whitehead and Alexander

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