dogmatism


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dog·ma·tism

 (dôg′mə-tĭz′əm, dŏg′-)
n.
Arrogant, stubborn assertion of opinion or belief.

dog•ma•tism

(ˈdɔg məˌtɪz əm, ˈdɒg-)

n.
dogmatic assertion in matters of opinion.
[1595–1605; < French < Late Latin]

dogmatism

1. a statement of a point of view as if it were an established fact.
2. the use of a system of ideas based upon insufficiently examined premises. — dogmatist, n.dogmatic, adj.
See also: Argumentation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dogmatism - the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot
intolerance - unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs

dogmatism

noun arrogance, presumption, arbitrariness, imperiousness, peremptoriness, dictatorialness, opinionatedness Dogmatism cannot stand in the way of progress.
Translations

dogmatism

[ˈdɒgmətɪzəm] Ndogmatismo m

dogmatism

[ˈdɒgmətɪzəm] ndogmatisme m

dogmatism

nDogmatismus m
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