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dogmatism

[dawg-muh-tiz-uh m, dog-]
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noun
  1. dogmatic character; unfounded positiveness in matters of opinion; arrogant assertion of opinions as truths.
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Origin of dogmatism

1595–1605; < Late Latin dogmatismus, equivalent to Latin dogmat(icus) dogmatic + -ismus -ism; replacing dogmatisme < French
Related formsan·ti·dog·ma·tism, nouno·ver·dog·ma·tism, noun
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Word Origin and History for anti-dogmatism

dogmatism

n.

c.1600, but not in common use until 19c., from French dogmatisme (16c.), from Medieval Latin dogmatismus, from Latin dogma (see dogma).

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