dogmatic dogmatical
Narrow-minded Nar"row-mind`ed, a. Of narrow mental scope; lacking tolerance or breadth of view; illiberal; mean. Opposite of {broad-minded}, {open-minded}, {liberal}. [WordNet sense 2] [Narrower terms: {dogmatic, dogmatical}; {little, petty, small, small-minded}]

Syn: narrowminded, narrow, illiberal, intolerant. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

2. Capable of being shocked by behavior of others. Opposite of {unshockable}. [WordNet sense 1]

Syn: shockable. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] -- {Nar"row-mind`ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dogmatical — dogmatic dog*mat ic (d[o^]g*m[a^]t [i^]k), dogmatical dog*mat ic*al (d[o^]g*m[a^]t [i^]*kal), a. [L. dogmaticus, Gr. dogmatiko s, fr. do gma: cf. F. dogmatique.] 1. Pertaining to a dogma, or to an established and authorized doctrine or tenet.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dogmatic — dog*mat ic (d[o^]g*m[a^]t [i^]k), dogmatical dog*mat ic*al (d[o^]g*m[a^]t [i^]*kal), a. [L. dogmaticus, Gr. dogmatiko s, fr. do gma: cf. F. dogmatique.] 1. Pertaining to a dogma, or to an established and authorized doctrine or tenet. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dogmatic theology — dogmatic dog*mat ic (d[o^]g*m[a^]t [i^]k), dogmatical dog*mat ic*al (d[o^]g*m[a^]t [i^]*kal), a. [L. dogmaticus, Gr. dogmatiko s, fr. do gma: cf. F. dogmatique.] 1. Pertaining to a dogma, or to an established and authorized doctrine or tenet.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dogmatic — 1670s, from L.L. dogmaticus, from Gk. dogmatikos pertaining to doctrines, from dogma (see DOGMA (Cf. dogma)). Related: Dogmatical (c.1600) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dogmatic — [dôg mat′ik] adj. [L dogmaticus < Gr dogmatikos] 1. of or like dogma; doctrinal 2. asserted a priori or without proof 3. stating opinion in a positive or arrogant manner: also dogmatical SYN. DICTATORIAL dogmatically adv …   English World dictionary

  • dogmatic — also dogmatical adjective Date: 1660 1. characterized by or given to the expression of opinions very strongly or positively as if they were facts < a dogmatic critic > 2. of or relating to dogma Synonyms: see dictatorial • dogmatically adverb • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dogmatical — adjective characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles • Syn: ↑dogmatic • Similar to: ↑narrow minded, ↑narrow • Derivationally related forms: ↑dogma, ↑dogma ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • dogmatical — adjective see dogmatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dogmatic — dogmatically, adv. dogmaticalness, n. /dawg mat ik, dog /, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a dogma or dogmas; doctrinal. 2. asserting opinions in a doctrinaire or arrogant manner; opinionated. Also, dogmatical. [1595 1605; < LL… …   Universalium

  • dogmatic — a.; (also dogmatical) 1. Authoritative, formal, categorical, settled. 2. Positive, confident, peremptory. 3. Arrogant, overbearing, magisterial, oracular, dictatorial. 4. Doctrinal, setting forth doctrines, expounding dogma …   New dictionary of synonyms

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