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dogmatist

[dawg-muh-tist, dog-]
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noun
  1. a person who asserts his or her opinions in an unduly positive or arrogant manner; a dogmatic person.
  2. a person who lays down dogmas.
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Origin of dogmatist

1535–45; < Medieval Latin dogmatista, equivalent to dogmat(izāre) to dogmatize + -ista -ist
Related formsan·ti·dog·ma·tist, noun, adjective
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Related Words for dogmatist

devotee, adherent, disciple, follower, zealot, supporter, extremist, racist, maniac, fanatic, malcontent, reactionary, radical, firebrand, demagogue, propagandist, anarchist, troublemaker, leftist, revolutionary

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Historical Examples of dogmatist

  • The dogmatist has called the great Emancipator a compromiser.

    Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence

    Various

  • The dogmatist gave a voice to the thoughts which the sight of the picture had awakened.

    Zanoni

    Edward Bulwer Lytton

  • I think this is not all fancy, yet I would not speak with the assurance of the dogmatist.

    Our Bird Comrades

    Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser

  • You were in danger of becoming a dogmatist, but you are too much of a man for that.

    A Pessimist

    Robert Timsol

  • To argue from it would be to commit the very fault so often imputed to the dogmatist.

    Lux Mundi

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for dogmatist

dogmatist

noun
  1. a dogmatic person
  2. a person who formulates dogmas
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