Hobbism

noun
Hob·​bism | \ˈhä-ˌbi-zəm \

Definition of Hobbism 

: the philosophical system of Thomas Hobbes especially : the Hobbesian theory that people have a fundamental right to self-preservation and to pursue selfish aims but will relinquish these rights to an absolute monarch in the interest of common safety and happiness

Other Words from Hobbism

Hobbist \ ˈhä-​bist \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of Hobbism

1691, in the meaning defined above

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