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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020 dog•mat•ic /dɔgˈmætɪk, dɑg-/
USA pronunciation adj.
of the nature of a dogma; doctrinal. putting forward opinions in an aggressive and dictatorial manner: He was offensive and dogmatic in our meeting.
dog•mat•i•cal•ly, adv. WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020 dog•mat•ic
(dôg mat ′ik, dog-), USA pronunciation adj.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a dogma or dogmas; doctrinal. asserting opinions in a doctrinaire or arrogant manner; opinionated. Also,
dog•mat ′i•cal•ly, adv.
dog•mat ′i•cal•ness, n.
Greek dogmatikós, equivalent. to dogmat- (stem of dógma dogma) + -ikos - ic Late Latin dogmaticus 1595–1605
2. arbitrary, imperious, dictatorial. See corresponding entry in Unabridged
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
dogmatic /, dɒɡˈmætɪk/ dogmatical adj (of a statement, opinion, etc) forcibly asserted as if authoritative and unchallengeable (of a person) prone to making such statements of, relating to, or constituting dogma: dogmatic writings based on assumption rather than empirical observation dogˈmatically adv
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