dogmatism

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

noun

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

OTHER WORDS FROM dogmatism

an·ti·dog·ma·tism, nouno·ver·dog·ma·tism, noun

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