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pontifical

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pontifical

  1. given to or marked by the forceful expression of strongly held opinions <a theater critic known for his pontifical pronouncements on what is or is not worth seeing> Synonyms doctrinaire, opinionated, opinionative, opinioned, dogmatic, self-opinionatedRelated Words adamant, adamantine, hardheaded, headstrong, implacable, inflexible, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, rigid, self-willed, stubborn, unbending, unyieldingNear Antonyms broadminded, open, open-minded, receptiveAntonyms latitudinarian, undoctrinaire, undogmatic




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