Definition of dogmatism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdɒɡmətɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːɡmətɪzəm//
[uncountable] (disapproving)
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behaviour and attitudes that are dogmatic Linguists are increasingly concerned to avoid dogmatism and prescription over what constitutes ‘correct’ English. Word Originearly 17th cent.: via French from medieval Latin dogmatismus, from Latin dogma from Greek dogma ‘opinion’, from dokein ‘seem good, think’.
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