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Synonyms for dogmatic
dɔgˈmæt ɪk, dɒg-dog·mat·ic

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dogmatic

    Dogmatic is technically applied in a good sense to that which is formally enunciated by adequate authority; doctrinal to that which is stated in the form of doctrine to be taught or defended. Dogmatic theology, called also "dogmatics," gives definite propositions, which it holds to be delivered by authority; systematic theology considers the same propositions in their logical connection and order as parts of a system; a doctrinal statement is less absolute in its claims than a dogmatic treatise, and may be more partial than the term systematic would imply. Outside of theology, dogmatic has generally an offensive sense; a dogmatic statement is one for which the author does not trouble himself to give a reason, either because of the strength of his convictions, or because of his contempt for those whom he addresses; thus dogmatic is, in common use, allied with arrogant and kindred words.

    Synonyms:
    arrogant, authoritative, dictatorial, doctrinal, domineering, imperious, magisterial, opinionated, overbearing, positive, self-opinionated, systematic

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dogmatic

    Synonyms:
    doctrinal, theological, imperious, dictatorial, authoritative, arrogant, magisterial, self-opinionated, positive

    Antonyms:
    practical, active, moderate, mode, diffident, vacillating

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dogmatic, dogmaticaladjective

    characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles

    Synonyms:
    dogmatical

    Antonyms:
    broad-minded

  2. dogmaticadjective

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative

    Synonyms:
    dogmatical

    Antonyms:
    broad-minded

  3. dogmaticadjective

    relating to or involving dogma

    "dogmatic writings"

    Synonyms:
    dogmatical

    Antonyms:
    broad-minded

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dogmaticadjective

    Synonyms:
    authoritative, oracular, formal, categorical, magisterial

  2. dogmaticadjective

    Synonyms:
    positive, confident, peremptory

  3. dogmaticadjective

    Synonyms:
    arrogant, overbearing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dogmaticadjective

    Synonyms:
    positive, magisterial, dictatorial, imperious, domineering, overbearing, authoritative, categorical

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dogmatic":

    dogma, doctrinaire, dogmatism

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#147380doctrinaire

How to use dogmatic in a sentence?

  1. W. H. Auden:

    Dogmatic theological statements are neither logical propositions nor poetic utterances. They are shaggy dog stories; they have a point, but he who tries too hard to get it will miss it.

  2. Günter Bechly:

    If a theory and its proponents stubbornly refuse falsification by an ever increasing body of substantial conflicting evidence, the theory degenerates into a textbook example of dogmatic pseudo-science. The neo-Darwinian theory of macroevolution has failed on all fronts, from mathematical feasibility, to theoretical plausibility and explanatory power, to empirical support.

  3. The Republican Party Ryan:

    I don't think of him as an enemy. I think ideologues, partisans on both sides, think of each other as enemies. Our enemies are the people who plant roadside bombs against our soldiers, or shoot up our boardrooms and community college. That's our enemy. I just think that he is just a dogmatic ideologue who very much believes in what he is doing and is pretty much opposite of what we believe.

  4. Emmanuel Faber:

    The separation of the roles of chairman and chief executive has been the object of multiple debates for years, is it indispensable? In any case, I do not hold a dogmatic view on the matter.

  5. Amesh Adalja:

    I think the overarching goal of getting all eligible people vaccinated has to take precedence, we can’t let an overly dogmatic adherence to priority groups to cause inefficiencies in vaccine administration.


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