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

Origin of dogmatism

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

Other words from dogmatism

  • an·ti·dog·ma·tism, noun
  • o·ver·dog·ma·tism, noun

Words Nearby dogmatism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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