[ US /dɑɡˈmætɪk, dɔɡˈmætɪk/ ]
[ UK /dɒɡmˈætɪk/ ]
  1. characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles
  2. relating to or involving dogma
    dogmatic writings
  3. of or pertaining to or characteristic of a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative
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How To Use dogmatic In A Sentence

  • 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
  • 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.
  • And credit for his undogmatic approach is due in part, he thinks, to his former boss, the trail-blazing Dutch architect and urban planner Rem Koolhaas. Building a Better Future
  • Those who belittle the value of new integrative speculation are, in a phrase of Bennett's, dogmatically defeatist.
  • Against his appeals to observation they opposed dogmatic principles.
  • Nowhere in the report does she provide evidence for these assertions:they are merely dogmatically stated as fact.
  • Because the discursive babbler is setting himself some dogmatically rigid guardrails.
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