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dogmatic

dog·mat·ic

dogmatic

 
pronunciation:
dawg mae tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of dogma.
synonyms:
authoritative, canonical, doctrinaire
similar words:
authoritarian, axiomatic
definition 2: asserting beliefs and opinions as though they were proven facts.
He was particularly dogmatic on the subject of immigration, and there was no use arguing with him.
synonyms:
opinionated, persistent
similar words:
doctrinaire, inflexible, intolerant, narrow-minded, stubborn
derivation: dogmatically (adv.)
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The word dogmatic contains the following part:
dox, dogma Greek root that means opinion, belief