What does dogmatic mean?

Definitions for dogmaticdɔgˈmæt ɪk, dɒg-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dogmatic, dogmatical(adj)

    characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles

  2. dogmatic(adj)

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

  3. dogmatic(adj)

    relating to or involving dogma

    "dogmatic writings"

Wiktionary

  1. dogmatic(Adjective)

    Adhering only to principles which are true a priori, rather than truths based on evidence or deduction.

  2. dogmatic(Adjective)

    Pertaining to dogmas; doctrinal.

  3. dogmatic(Adjective)

    Asserting dogmas or beliefs in a superior or arrogant way; opinionated, dictatorial.

  4. Origin: From dogmatique, from dogmaticus, from Hellenistic δογματικός, from δόγμα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dogmatic(noun)

    one of an ancient sect of physicians who went by general principles; -- opposed to the Empiric

  2. Dogmatic(adj)

    alt. of Dogmatical

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dogmatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dogmatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kunal Ghosh:

    If you become dogmatic about the acronym and devote 100 percent of your assets to BRIC, you will get poor returns.

  2. Sergio Alcocer:

    Cruz takes certain positions that are very clearly defined. And he's much more conservative, much more dogmatic than Trump.

  3. W. H. Auden:

    Dogmatic theological statements are neither logical propositions nor poetic utterances. They are shaggy dog stories; they have a point, but he who tries too hard to get it will miss it.

  4. La Bruy?re:

    Gross ignorance produces a dogmatic spirit. He who knows nothing thinks he can teach others what he has himself just been learning. He who knows much scarcely believes that what he is saying is unknown to others, and consequently speaks with more hesitation.

  5. Andy Cohen:

    I had a black dot on my bottom lip and you and Iwere at a party for Anderson’s [Cooper] mom in April, and you said, ‘You have a black dot on your lip, I don’t think that’s something good,' it was melanoma and they removed it, and I just want to thank you because you were so dogmatic.

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