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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dog•mat•icdɔgˈmæt ɪk, dɒg-(adj.)

also dog•mat′i•cal

  1. of the nature of a dogma; doctrinal.

  2. asserting opinions in a dictatorial manner; opinionated.

Origin of dogmatic:

1595–1605; < LL < Gk


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"


  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

Translations for dogmatic

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


tending to force one's own opinions on other people

He's very dogmatic on this subject.

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