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DOGMATIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dogmatic mean? 

DOGMATIC (adjective)
  The adjective DOGMATIC has 3 senses:

1. characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles
2. of or pertaining to or characteristic of a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative
3. relating to or involving dogma

  Familiarity information: DOGMATIC used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOGMATIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles

Synonyms:

dogmatic; dogmatical

Similar:

narrow; narrow-minded (lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view)


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Meaning:

Of or pertaining to or characteristic of a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

dogma (a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative)


Sense 3dogmatic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to or involving dogma

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

dogmatic writings

Pertainym:

dogma (a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof)


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