dogmatic

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Etymology[edit]

From French dogmatique, from Late Latin dogmaticus, from Hellenistic Ancient Greek δογματικός (dogmatikos, didactic), from δόγμα (dogma, dogma).

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Adjective[edit]

dogmatic (comparative more dogmatic, superlative most dogmatic)

  1. (philosophy, medicine) Adhering only to principles which are true a priori, rather than truths based on evidence or deduction.
  2. Pertaining to dogmas; doctrinal.
  3. Asserting dogmas or beliefs in a superior or arrogant way; opinionated, dictatorial.

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Noun[edit]

dogmatic (plural dogmatics)

  1. One of an ancient sect of physicians who went by general principles; opposed to the empiric.

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Adjective[edit]

dogmatic m, n

  1. dogmatic

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