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Definitions for dogmatic
dɔgˈmæt ɪk, dɒg-dog·mat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dogmatic, dogmaticaladjective

    characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles

  2. dogmaticadjective

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

  3. dogmaticadjective

    relating to or involving dogma

    "dogmatic writings"

Wiktionary

  1. dogmaticadjective

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

    Etymology: From dogmatique, from dogmaticus, from Hellenistic δογματικός, from δόγμα.

  2. dogmaticadjective

    Pertaining to dogmas; doctrinal.

    Etymology: From dogmatique, from dogmaticus, from Hellenistic δογματικός, from δόγμα.

  3. dogmaticadjective

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

    Etymology: From dogmatique, from dogmaticus, from Hellenistic δογματικός, from δόγμα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dogmaticnoun

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

  2. Dogmaticadjective

    alt. of Dogmatical

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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

Examples of dogmatic in a Sentence

  1. Günter Bechly:

    If a theory and its proponents stubbornly refuse falsification by an ever increasing body of substantial conflicting evidence, the theory degenerates into a textbook example of dogmatic pseudo-science. The neo-Darwinian theory of macroevolution has failed on all fronts, from mathematical feasibility, to theoretical plausibility and explanatory power, to empirical support.

  2. 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.

  3. Satya Nadella:

    People will vote with their feet, so one of the other things that I also want us to be is very data-driven versus dogmatic in any policy we create. Not just in terms of the opening, but even the next year.

  4. Sergio Alcocer:

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

  5. 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.

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