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DOCTRINAIRE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does doctrinaire mean? 

DOCTRINAIRE (noun)
  The noun DOCTRINAIRE has 1 sense:

1. a stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions

  Familiarity information: DOCTRINAIRE used as a noun is very rare.


DOCTRINAIRE (adjective)
  The adjective DOCTRINAIRE has 1 sense:

1. stubbornly insistent on theory without regard for practicality or suitability

  Familiarity information: DOCTRINAIRE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOCTRINAIRE (noun)


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Meaning:

A stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

doctrinaire; dogmatist

Hypernyms ("doctrinaire" is a kind of...):

drumbeater; partisan; zealot (a fervent and even militant proponent of something)


DOCTRINAIRE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Stubbornly insistent on theory without regard for practicality or suitability

Similar:

informative; instructive (serving to instruct of enlighten or inform)


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