relating to or of the nature of a or dogmas or any strong set of principles concerning faith, morals, etc., as those laid down by a church; doctrinal:
We hear dogmatic arguments from both sides of the political spectrum.
asserting opinions in a doctrinaire or arrogant manner; opinionated:
I refuse to argue with someone so dogmatic that he won’t listen to reason.
He can’t pretend that he’s a dogmatic right-winger; who would believe him?
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October Baby, on the other hand, is a dogmatic film with an extreme pro-life agenda.
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Sir Nicholas Henderson, who was in the job when Reagan was elected, described him as a dogmatic and simplistic man.
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A dogmatic person will entrench himself in his dearly held beliefs and vigorously fight that truth.
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Boyle introduces us to his two dogmatic antagonists at a raucous public meeting in Santa Barbara.
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One has only to survey the field of dogmatic religion to see how curiously astray it may be led.
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It is his very ignorance of a matter that makes him dogmatic.
Graham’s Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 2 August 1848 Various
And this applies not to moral questions only, but to dogmatic also.
Apologia Pro Vita Sua John Henry Cardinal Newman
However, I give you leave to be as dogmatic and didactic as you like in return.
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To jump from a dead, impersonal world to a dogmatic Bible is too much for most people.
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(of a statement, opinion, etc) forcibly asserted as if authoritative and unchallengeable
(of a person) prone to making such statements
of, relating to, or constituting dogma: dogmatic writings
based on assumption rather than empirical observation
1670s, from Late Latin dogmaticus, from Greek dogmatikos “pertaining to doctrines,” from dogma (see dogma). Related: Dogmatical (c.1600).
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