Definition of dogmatize in English:


Line breaks: dog¦ma|tize
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒgmətʌɪz
(also dogmatise)


[with object]
  • Represent as an undeniable truth: I find views dogmatized to the point of absurdity
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    • My opinion is that no issue, even those surrounding the holocaust, should be so dogmatised that meaningful debate becomes impossible.
    • But to dismiss them without scientific inquiry would be to dogmatise science, and label as heresy any challenge thrown at it.
    • Wouldn't we in effect be dogmatizing party politics?


early 17th century: via French and late Latin from Greek dogmatizein 'lay down one's opinion', from dogma (see dogma).

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