absoluteness

absoluteness
noun
1. the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
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the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections

Syn: ↑starkness, ↑utterness
Derivationally related forms: ↑stark (for: ↑starkness)
Hypernyms: ↑limit, ↑bound, ↑boundary
2. the quality of being absolute
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the absoluteness of the pope's decree could not be challenged

Derivationally related forms: ↑absolute

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  • absoluteness — noun see absolute …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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