dogmatic

  • 1 dogmatic — DOGMÁTIC, Ă, dogmatici, ce, adj., subst. 1. adj. Care ţine de dogme, privitor la dogme; care se sprijină pe dogme. 2. s.f. Parte a teologiei care cuprinde expunerea (expune) sistematică a dogmelor unei religii; tratat asupra dogmelor religioase.… …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 dogmatic — [adj1] dictatorial, opinionated arbitrary, arrogant, assertive, bigoted, bullheaded*, categorical, cocksure*, confident, definite, despotic, determined, dictative, doctrinaire, domineering, downright, egotistical, emphatic, fanatical, fascistic,… …

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  • 4 dogmatic — dog*mat ic (d[o^]g*m[a^]t [i^]k), n. One of an ancient sect of physicians who went by general principles; opposed to the {Empiric} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 dogmatic — I adjective absolute, arrogant, assertive, assertory, assured, authoritarian, authoritative, canonical, categorical, certain, confident, creedal, decided, definite, definitive, dictatorial, doctrinaire, doctrinal, domineering, emphatic, fanatical …

    Law dictionary

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

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 dogmatic — magisterial, doctrinaire, oracular, *dictatorial, authoritarian Analogous words: peremptory, *masterful, imperative, imperious, domineering …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 dogmatic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ inclined to impose dogma; firmly asserting personal opinions as true. DERIVATIVES dogmatically adverb dogmatism noun dogmatist noun …

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  • 9 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 …

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  • 10 dogmatic — [[t]dɒgmæ̱tɪk, AM dɔːg [/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you say that someone is dogmatic, you are critical of them because they are convinced that they are right, and refuse to consider that other opinions might also be justified. Many writers… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 dogmatic — dog|mat|ic [dɔgˈmætık US do:g , da:g ] adj someone who is dogmatic is completely certain of their beliefs and expects other people to accept them without arguing ▪ Her staff find her bossy and dogmatic. >dogmatically [ kli] adv >dogmatism… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 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 • …

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  • 13 dogmatic — adj. Dogmatic is used with these nouns: ↑assertion, ↑insistence, ↑theology …

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  • 14 dogmatic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. dictatorial, imperious, arrogant, peremptory, positive, opinionated. See certainty, misjudgment, severity, religion. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Based on an assumption of absolute truth] Syn.… …

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  • 15 dogmatic — dog|mat|ic [ dɔg mætık ] adjective so sure that your beliefs and ideas are right that you expect other people to accept them: The party is rigid and dogmatic and unlikely to change. ╾ dog|mat|i|cally [ dɔg mætıkli ] adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 dogmatic — adjective having ideas or beliefs that you are completely certain about and expect other people to accept without question: Her staff find her bossy and dogmatic. dogmatically / kli/ adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 dogmatic — adjective your being so dogmatic does not attract me to your religious philosophy Syn: opinionated, peremptory, assertive, insistent, emphatic, adamant, doctrinaire, authoritarian, imperious, dictatorial, uncompromising, unyielding, inflexible,… …

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  • 18 dogmatic — UK [dɒɡˈmætɪk] / US [dɔɡˈmætɪk] adjective so sure that your beliefs and ideas are right that you expect other people to accept them The party is rigid and dogmatic and unlikely to change. Derived word: dogmatically UK [dɒɡˈmætɪklɪ] / US… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 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… …

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  • 20 dogmatic — adjective /dɒɡˈmatɪk/ a) Adhering only to principles which are true a priori, rather than truths based on evidence or deduction. b) Pertaining to dogmas; doctrinal …

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