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dog·mat·ic

 (dôg-măt′ĭk, dŏg-)
adj.
1. Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
2.
a. Asserting or insisting upon ideas or principles, especially when unproven or unexamined, in an imperious or arrogant manner: "People in recovery groups can be dogmatic, asserting that the group's way is 'the way' or bashing other approaches" (Anne M. Fletcher).
b. Characterized by such assertion, often with an unconsidered rejection of criticism: a dogmatic adherence to a single educational model.

[Late Latin dogmaticus, from Greek dogmatikos, from dogma, dogmat-, belief; see dogma.]

dog·mat′i·cal·ly adv.

dogmatic

(dɒɡˈmætɪk) or

dogmatical

adj
1.
a. (of a statement, opinion, etc) forcibly asserted as if authoritative and unchallengeable
b. (of a person) prone to making such statements
2. (Philosophy) of, relating to, or constituting dogma: dogmatic writings.
3. based on assumption rather than empirical observation
dogˈmatically adv

dog•mat•ic

(dɔgˈmæt ɪk, dɒg-)

also dog•mat′i•cal,



adj.
1. of the nature of a dogma; doctrinal.
2. asserting opinions in a dictatorial manner; opinionated.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin < Greek]
dog•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.
dog•mat′i•cal•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dogmatic - characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles
narrow-minded, narrow - lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"
2.dogmatic - of or pertaining to or characteristic of a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative
3.dogmatic - relating to or involving dogma; "dogmatic writings"

dogmatic

adjective
2. doctrinal, authoritative, categorical, canonical, oracular, ex cathedra Dogmatic socialism does not offer a magic formula.

dogmatic

adjective
1. Devoted to certain doctrines without regard to practicability:
Translations
عَقائِدي، يَتَكَلَّم بِلَهْجَةٍ جازِمَه
autoritativnídogmatický
dogmatisk
dogmatikus
kreddufastur, fullur af skoîanahroka
dogmatiškaidogmatiškas
dogmatisks
dogmatiköğretisel

dogmatic

[dɒgˈmætɪk] ADJdogmático

dogmatic

[dɒgˈmætɪk] adj [person] → dogmatique
to be dogmatic about sth → être dogmatique sur qch
We ought not to be dogmatic about these matters → Nous ne devrions pas être dogmatiques sur ces questions.

dogmatic

adjdogmatisch; dogmatic theologyDogmatik f; to be very dogmatic about somethingin etw (dat)sehr dogmatisch sein

dogmatic

[dɒgˈmætɪk] adj (person, attitude) → dogmatico/a; (tone) → autoritario/a

dogmatic

(dogˈmӕtik) adjective
tending to force one's own opinions on other people. He's very dogmatic on this subject.
dogˈmatically adverb
References in classic literature ?
The question is this: Monsieur the Principal thinks that my thesis ought to be dogmatic and didactic.
He was afraid of the men, and also of that old second mate of his who had been sailing with him for years--a gray-headed old humbug; and his steward, too, had been with him devil knows how long-- seventeen years or more--a dogmatic sort of loafer who hated me like poison, just because I was the chief mate.
He had a round head, high above the ears, a crop of hair at once dense and silky, a broad, low forehead, a short nose, of the ironical and inquiring rather than of the dogmatic or sensitive cast, and a mustache as delicate as that of a page in a romance.
There is one sentence in it, however--namely: `I protest strongly against the insufferable and entirely dogmatic assertion that each separate id is a microcosm possessed of an historical architecture elaborated slowly through the series of generations.
His aspect was probably as un-Sabbatarian a one as a dogmatic parson's son often presented; his attire being his dairy clothes, long wading boots, a cabbage-leaf inside his hat to keep his head cool, with a thistle-spud to finish him off.
I carried a clear picture of his unkempt hair, his unbrushed coat, his dominant spectacles, his dogmatic jaw.
It has had a name to live in some dogmatic theology, but each man's innocence and his real liking of his neighbor have kept it a dead letter.
The cathedral itself, that edifice formerly so dogmatic, invaded henceforth by the bourgeoisie, by the community, by liberty, escapes the priest and falls into the power of the artist.
He was dogmatic with those who did not venture to assert themselves, but with the self-assertive he was very modest.
This sort of nose is usually a short and coarse one, but there is a sufficient number of exceptions to prevent me from being dogmatic or from insisting upon this point in my description.
Don't be dogmatic about it, and say this thing is and that thing isn't.
We cannot be dogmatic about it, but at least without what you have ventured to call monstrous conceit we can surely say that we are the highest thing in nature.