Definition of dogmatic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɒɡˈmætɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//dɔːɡˈmætɪk//
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being certain that your beliefs are right and that others should accept them, without paying attention to evidence or other opinions a dogmatic approach There is a danger of becoming too dogmatic about teaching methods. He was strident and dogmatic in giving his opinions. Word Originearly 17th cent. (as a noun denoting a philosopher or physician of a school based on a priori assumptions): via late Latin from Greek dogmatikos, from dogma, dogmat-, from dokein ‘seem good, think’.
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