[ dawg-muh-tiz-uh m, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔg məˌtɪz əm, ˈdɒg- /


dogmatic character; unfounded positiveness in matters of opinion; arrogant assertion of opinions as truths.

Origin of dogmatism

1595–1605; < Late Latin dogmatismus, equivalent to Latin dogmat(icus) dogmatic + -ismus -ism; replacing dogmatisme < French

Related forms

an·ti·dog·ma·tism, nouno·ver·dog·ma·tism, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019