[ UK /dˈɒɡmɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈdɑɡmə/ ]
  1. a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative
    he believed all the Marxist dogma
  2. a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
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How To Use dogma In A Sentence

  • To say the Church was "forced" into these decisions is to abnegate the importance of free will, which is an essential element of Catholic dogma. Is That Legal?: Feel-Good History for the Paranoid Catholic: A Review of Thomas Woods' "How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization"
  • Lambert isn't against atonalism, and admires Berg a great deal, but he's against any sort of dogmatism, and the atonalists had become dogmatic even by then.
  • He was a strong supporter of the doctrine of papal infallibility and he drew up a postulatum in which he favoured a definition by implication in preference to an explicit affirmation of the dogma. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon
  • Education meant the inculcation of truths as dogmas, the institutionalization of habits of obedience, the subjection of the individual to the community.
  • a rapid sort of first "intellection," an error that made all departments of education so trivial, assumptive and dogmatic for centuries before Comenius, Basedow and Pestalozzi, has been banished everywhere save from moral and religious training, where it still persists in full force. Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene
  • In fact, our lunar friend provides an instructive example of how a vulgar and dogmatic notion of ‘science’ can be quite compatible with the most arcane fantasies.
  • Such of these principles as the Council found expedient at present to formularize, were set forth by it in "The Dogmatic Constitution of the Catholic Faith. History of the Conflict between Religion and Science
  • However, for the sake of discovering and spreading truth, rather than dogma, I did an independent study of the past two postseasons using the game logs available at Retrosheet.
  • Now seeing in the last section, those we call mathematics are absolved of the crime of breeding controversy; and they that pretend not to learning cannot be accused; the fault lieth altogether in the dogmatics, that is to say, those that are imperfectly learned, and with passion press to have their opinions pass everywhere for truth, without any evident demonstration either from experience, or from places of Scripture of uncontroverted interpretation. The Elements of Law Natural and Politic
  • Dogmatic constraints, tactical stereotypes, schematism in place of originality, and the boring repetition of truisms are contributing factors in creative infecundity.
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