Definition of dogmatic in English:

dogmatic

Line breaks: dog|mat¦ic
Pronunciation: /dɒgˈmatɪk
 
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adjective

Derivatives

dogmatically

adverb
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  • Unfortunately, his theory also dogmatically discounts the possibility of radical political change - in which violence and arbitrary power play at most a peripheral role.
  • He has become a father for the first time, something which he loves but which plays havoc with his formerly mischievous and dogmatically obtuse attitude to the music industry.
  • ‘I don't have to change anything,’ he says dogmatically.

Origin

early 17th century (as a noun denoting a philosopher or physician of a school based on a priori assumptions): via late Latin from Greek dogmatikos, from dogma, dogmat- (see dogma).

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