un·​doc·​tri·​naire ˌən-ˌdäk-trə-ˈner How to pronounce undoctrinaire (audio)
: not excessively devoted to a particular doctrine or theory : not doctrinaire
… he is remarkably undoctrinaire about issues of technical reproduction.Phil Patton

Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of undoctrinaire was in 1962

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“Undoctrinaire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undoctrinaire. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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