dogmatist

noun
dog·​ma·​tist | \-mə-tist \

Definition of dogmatist 

: one who dogmatizes

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bigot, dogmatizer, partisan (also partizan), sectarian

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Examples of dogmatist in a Sentence

a dogmatist as far as economics are concerned, he's an unquestioning supporter of the supply-side theory

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Which brings us to the flaw in this admirable book: Mr. King is a purist and a dogmatist whose tastes, though deep, are freakishly narrow. Evan Eisenberg, WSJ, "‘Lament From Epirus’ Review: Ode on a Grecian Yearn," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of dogmatist

circa 1547, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dogmatist was circa 1547

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