character; unfounded positiveness in matters of opinion; arrogant assertion of opinions as truths.
On the ruin of all philosophies and religions Montaigne, like Nietzsche, has built up a dogmatism of his own.
German Problems and Personalities Charles Sarolea
He learnt more from such books than he learnt from dogmatism and interested orthodoxy.
Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore
The more dogmatic class, inspired by the dogmatism of the colleges, array themselves in scorn to repel new thought.
Buchanan’s Journal of Man, February 1887 Various
If I had it now I should know that you are heartily weary of all my generalisations and dogmatism.
The Stark Munro Letters J. Stark Munro
He dreaded the dogmatism of sects and rash definitions of God.
Old Familiar Faces Theodore Watts-Dunton
The religion of Isis did not gain a hold on the soul by its dogmatism.
The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism Franz Cumont
But we must not imagine that all the dogmatism is on one side, and that the theological.
Evolution Joseph Le Conte
The complexities of the subject are too great to permit of dogmatism.
The Settlement of Wage Disputes Herbert Feis
While dogmatism however is dangerous indefiniteness is unsatisfying.
Lives of SS. Declan and Mochuda Anonymous
Generally speaking, he demurs to the dogmatism of the conclusion.
Natural Law in the Spiritual World Henry Drummond
c.1600, but not in common use until 19c., from French dogmatisme (16c.), from Medieval Latin dogmatismus, from Latin dogma (see dogma).
a person who asserts his or her opinions in an unduly positive or arrogant manner; a dogmatic person. a person who lays down dogmas. Historical Examples In the former case, the dogmatist must take care that his arguments possess the apodeictic certainty of a demonstration. The Critique of Pure Reason Immanuel Kant The dogmatist has […]
of or relating to the home, the household, household affairs, or the family: domestic pleasures. devoted to home life or household affairs. no longer wild; tame; : domestic animals. of or relating to one’s own or a particular country as apart from other countries: domestic trade. indigenous to or produced or made within one’s own […]
a medicine or other remedy for counteracting the effects of poison, disease, etc. something that prevents or counteracts injurious or unwanted effects: Good jobs are the best antidote to teenage crime. to counteract with an antidote: Medication was given to antidote the poison the child had swallowed. Contemporary Examples I highly doubt that anyone not […]
a drawing, sketch, or design. a first or preliminary form of any writing, subject to revision, copying, etc. act of drawing; delineation. a current of air in any enclosed space, especially in a room, chimney, or stove. a current of air moving in an upward or downward direction. a device for regulating the current of […]
opposing or restricting the use of narcotics or other of abuse: to enact stricter antidrug laws. Historical Examples Reach out to the community for support and assistance in making the school’s antidrug policy and program work. What Works: Schools Without Drugs United States Department of Education