dogma


dogma

noun

Definition of DOGMA

1
a statement or body of statements concerning faith or morals proclaimed by a church <the Catholic dogma of the bodily assumption of the Virgin Mary>
Synonyms canon, dogma
2
the basic beliefs or guiding principles of a person or group <the Golden Rule encompasses a dogma that can serve all mankind>
Synonyms credo, doctrine, dogma, gospel, ideology (also idealogy), philosophy, testament

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