dogmatic

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɒgˈmætɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɔgˈmætɪk, dɑg-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dôg matik, dog-)



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Sense: Based on an assumption of absolute truth
Synonyms:
doctrinal, categorical, canonical, unchangeable, inevitable , immovable, unqualified, eternal, positive , authoritative, systematic, orthodox, formal , ex cathedra, pontifical, imperative, peremptory, theoretical, axiomatic, unerring, by fiat, on faith, as a matter of course, by nature, by God's will, by natural law, absolute , immutable, a priori
Antonyms:
undogmatic, irresolute, uncertain , tolerant, dubious , flexible , open , open-minded, doubtful , doubting, uncertain , ambiguous, questioning, receptive
Sense: Acting as though one possessed absolute truth
Synonyms:
dictatorial, doctrinaire, opinionated, arbitrary, overbearing, arrogant , egotistical, bigoted, fanatical, intolerant, imperious, magisterial, domineering, authoritarian, pontifical, positive , peremptory, oracular, tyrannical, fascistic, despotic, obstinate, confident , downright, unequivocal, definite , stubborn , determined , emphatic, insistent, obdurate, closed-minded, narrow-minded, wrongheaded, one-sided, wedded to an opinion, hidebound, stiff-necked, hard-shell, pushy , pigheaded, bullheaded, absolute , autocratic, assured , mulish, hardheaded (slang), high and mighty (slang)
Antonyms:
undogmatic, yielding, willing

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