dog·​ma·​tize | \ ˈdȯg-mə-ˌtīz How to pronounce dogmatize (audio) , ˈdäg- \
dogmatized; dogmatizing

Definition of dogmatize

intransitive verb

: to speak or write dogmatically

transitive verb

: to state as a dogma or in a dogmatic manner

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Other Words from dogmatize

dogmatization \ ˌdȯg-​mə-​tə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce dogmatize (audio) , ˌdäg-​ \ noun
dogmatizer noun

Examples of dogmatize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web American history was dogmatized, often according to the work of Howard Zinn. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 14 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of dogmatize

1607, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for dogmatize

French dogmatiser, from Late Latin dogmatizare, from Greek dogmatizein, from dogmat-, dogma

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“Dogmatize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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