nondoctrinaire

adjective
non·​doc·​tri·​naire | \ ˌnän-ˌdäk-trə-ˈner How to pronounce nondoctrinaire (audio) \

Definition of nondoctrinaire

: not doctrinaire : not rigidly devoted to any particular doctrine or theory He was well into his twenties before he began evolving into the nondoctrinaire but fiercely convinced socialist he became and remained throughout his life.— Nicholas von Hoffman

First Known Use of nondoctrinaire

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Nondoctrinaire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondoctrinaire. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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