She embodies the absolute pure spirit of rock and roll, and I mean that in every sense.
Anyone who can kill innocent people at prayer is an absolute disgrace to faith.
Watching them in front of and behind the camera was an absolute miracle—they were Sutter and Aimee.
They employ every trick to attain real power, though it is not absolute.
For them, most from poor country families, the lavish Taylor with his absolute power was no ordinary man.
There was no absolute discourtesy; they simply did not want to be introduced.
absolute directness was a part of her nature; she could die, but not manouvre.
He incurred some debts, and was soon reduced to absolute poverty.
Again, Garson shook his head in absolute refusal of her plea.
But freedom was not absolute; it was to be dependent on the moral law.
late 14c., "unrestricted; complete, perfect;" also "not relative to something else" (mid-15c.), from Middle French absolut (14c., Old French asolu, Modern French absolu), from Latin absolutus, past participle of absolvere "to set free, make separate" (see absolve).
Most of the current senses also were in the Latin word. Sense evolution was "detached, disengaged," thus "perfect, pure." Meaning "despotic" (1610s) is from notion of "absolute in position." Absolute monarchy is recorded from 1735 (absolute king is recorded from 1610s); scientific absolute magnitude (1902), absolute value (1907) are from early 20c. In metaphysics, the absolute "that which is absolute" is from 1809.