- dogmatic character; unfounded positiveness in matters of opinion; arrogant assertion of opinions as truths.
Origin of dogmatism
Related Words for dogmatismdiscrimination, racism, bias, injustice, sexism, unfairness, fanaticism, bigotry, prejudice, confidence, trust, inevitability, resolve, self-confidence, conviction, decision, valor, willpower, grit, courage
Examples from the Web for dogmatism
Historical Examples of dogmatism
He learnt more from such books than he learnt from dogmatism and interested orthodoxy.Albert Durer
T. Sturge Moore
If I had it now I should know that you are heartily weary of all my generalisations and dogmatism.The Stark Munro Letters
J. Stark Munro
The religion of Isis did not gain a hold on the soul by its dogmatism.The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism
The only thing out of place in the discussion is dogmatism on either side.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
He dreaded the dogmatism of sects and rash definitions of God.Old Familiar Faces
Word Origin and History for dogmatism
c.1600, but not in common use until 19c., from French dogmatisme (16c.), from Medieval Latin dogmatismus, from Latin dogma (see dogma).