Hobbesian

adjective
Hobbes·​ian | \ ˈhäb-zē-ən How to pronounce Hobbesian (audio) \

Definition of Hobbesian

: of or relating to the English philosopher Thomas Hobbes or Hobbism

First Known Use of Hobbesian

1776, in the meaning defined above

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“Hobbesian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hobbesian. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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