dogmatic

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
dog•mat•ic /dɔgˈmætɪk, dɑg-/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. of the nature of a dogma;
    doctrinal.
  2. 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 matik, dog-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a dogma or dogmas;
    doctrinal.
  2. asserting opinions in a doctrinaire or arrogant manner;
    opinionated.
Also,  dog•mati•cal.  dog•mati•cal•ly, adv. 
dog•mati•cal•ness, n. 
  • Greek dogmatikós, equivalent. to dogmat- (stem of dógma dogma) + -ikos -ic
  • Late Latin dogmaticus
  • 1595–1605
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged arbitrary, imperious, dictatorial.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
dogmatic /dɒɡˈmætɪk/, dogmatical adj
  1. (of a statement, opinion, etc) forcibly asserted as if authoritative and unchallengeable
  2. (of a person) prone to making such statements
  3. of, relating to, or constituting dogma: dogmatic writings
  4. based on assumption rather than empirical observation

dogˈmatically adv
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