Origin of dogmatic
Examples from the Web for dogmatic
Sir Nicholas Henderson, who was in the job when Reagan was elected, described him as a dogmatic and simplistic man.
He can't pretend that he's a dogmatic right-winger; who would believe him?A Thinner Chris Christie Still Faces Big Political Challenges|Robert Shrum|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A dogmatic person will entrench himself in his dearly held beliefs and vigorously fight that truth.
October Baby, on the other hand, is a dogmatic film with an extreme pro-life agenda.Christian Movie War: Pro-Life ‘October Baby’ vs. Postmodern ‘Blue Like Jazz’|Marlow Stern|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hamas is not a monolithic organization, nor is it as dogmatic as it is often depicted.
It is a clear exposition, though rather too dogmatic and without sufficient regard for the views of other scholars.
They are inspired by a commendable zeal for the honor of dogmatic theology.Christianity and Greek Philosophy|Benjamin Franklin Cocker
What he offers is portions of a theological Christian dogmatic and speculative ethic.History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
His views were definite, not to say dogmatic, and as they were confidently held, so too they were confidently expressed.Studies in Contemporary Biography|James Bryce, Viscount Bryce
As to the higher and more inclusive object to which our lives must be held subservient, he is not dogmatic.There are Crimes and Crimes|August Strindberg
British Dictionary definitions for dogmatic
- (of a statement, opinion, etc) forcibly asserted as if authoritative and unchallengeable
- (of a person) prone to making such statements
Word Origin and History for dogmatic
1670s, from Late Latin dogmaticus, from Greek dogmatikos "pertaining to doctrines," from dogma (see dogma). Related: Dogmatical (c.1600).