dogmatic

(redirected from dogmatic school)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

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 periodicals archive ?
Echoes of this argument can also be heard in subsequent sociological interpretations, especially by a somewhat dogmatic school of Argentine Marxists, who attribute the Cordobazo solely to working-class economic grievances.
However, as many see it a solution to propel Yemen forward, the opposition puts forth arguments that this approach overlooks the Southern issue, the Houthi conflict in Sa'ada and the varying dogmatic schools of thought in the nation.
there may have been a widespread perception that [the Academy] was running out of steam, especially by comparison with the energy of the new dogmatic schools of Stoicism and Epicureanism, imbued as they were with evangelical zeal.