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

intransitive verb

: to speak or write dogmatically

transitive verb

: to state as a dogma or in a dogmatic manner
dogmatization 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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Word History


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

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of dogmatize was in 1607

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Cite this Entry

“Dogmatize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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