Hobbesian [hob-zee-uh n] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a person who believes in or advocates the principles of Thomas Hobbes.
- of, relating to, or recalling the principles of Thomas Hobbes.
The disasters that follow her freeing the vast slave cities of the eastern deserts teach her some very Hobbesian lessons.
April 8, 2014
Men are more likely to have unrealistic expectations that they would succeed, rather than fail, in this Hobbesian state.
January 8, 2013
But those kinds of decisions are going to set off a sort of Hobbesian war of all-against-all within the Democratic coalition.
November 7, 2012