- not qualified or diminished in any way; total；used for emphasis when expressing an opinion
- a value or principle which is regarded as universally valid or which may be viewed without relation to other things；something that exists without being dependent on anything else.
- 1. not qualified or diminished in any way; total absolute secrecy absolute silence 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ used for emphasis when expressing an opinion the policy is absolute folly 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of powers or rights) not subject to any limitation; unconditional no one dare challenge her absolute authority the right to life is absolute 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a ruler) having unrestricted power Dom Miguel proclaimed himself absolute monarch 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a decree) final the decree of nullity was made absolute
- 2. viewed or existing independently and not in relation to other things; not relative or comparative absolute moral standards 同義詞 反義詞
- 3. (of a construction) syntactically independent of the rest of the sentence, as in dinner being over, we left the table.
- ▪ (of a transitive verb) used without an expressed object (e.g. guns kill).
- ▪ (of an adjective) used without an expressed noun (e.g. the brave).
- 1. a value or principle which is regarded as universally valid or which may be viewed without relation to other things good and evil are presented as absolutes
- ▪ something that exists without being dependent on anything else.
- ▪ ultimate reality; God.