Hobbism: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hob'iz-um), [key]
— n.
  1. 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 individual interests.
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