dogmatism

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noun dog·ma·tism \ˈdȯg-mə-ˌti-zəm, ˈdäg-\

Definition of dogmatism

  1. 1 :  the expression of an opinion or belief as if it were a fact :  positiveness in assertion of opinion especially when unwarranted or arrogant

  2. 2 :  a viewpoint or system of ideas based on insufficiently examined premises

Examples of dogmatism in a sentence

  1. <a man much given to inflexible dogmatism when it came to the role of government in regulating the economy>

Origin and Etymology of dogmatism

see dogma


First Known Use: 1603



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