Dogmatize Dog"ma*tize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dogmatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dogmatizing}.] [L. dogmatizare to lay down an opinion, Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. dogmatiser. See {Dogma}.] To assert positively; to teach magisterially or with bold and undue confidence; to advance with arrogance. [1913 Webster]

The pride of dogmatizing schools. --Blackmore. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Dogmatize — Dog ma*tize, v. t. To deliver as a dogma. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dogmatize — (Amer.) dog·ma·tize || dÉ‘gmÉ™taɪz / dÉ’g v. make dogmatic statements; deliver or state as a dogma (also dogmatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dogmatize — [dôg′mətīz΄, däg′mətīz΄] vi. dogmatized, dogmatizing [Fr dogmatiser < ML dogmatizare < Gr dogmatizein] to speak or write dogmatically vt. to formulate or express as dogma dogmatizer n …   English World dictionary

  • dogmatize — verb ( tized; tizing) Etymology: French dogmatiser, from Late Latin dogmatizare, from Greek dogmatizein, from dogmat , dogma Date: 1611 intransitive verb to speak or write dogmatically transitive verb to state as a dogma or in a dogmatic manner • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dogmatize — dogmatization, n. dogmatizer, n. /dawg meuh tuyz , dog /, v., dogmatized, dogmatizing. v.i. 1. to make dogmatic assertions; speak or write dogmatically. v.t. 2. to assert or deliver as a dogma. Also, esp. Brit., dogmatise. [1605 15; < LL… …   Universalium

  • dogmatize — verb a) To treat something as dogma b) To speak or write dogmatically …   Wiktionary

  • dogmatize — or dogmatise dɒgmətʌɪz verb represent as an incontrovertible truth …   English new terms dictionary

  • dogmatize — v. n. Assert positively, speak with an air of authority, express one s self arrogantly …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dogmatize — verb also ise BrE (intransitive + about) to speak, write, or act in a dogmatic way …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dogmatize — dog·ma·tize …   English syllables

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