dogmatize

[ dawg-muh-tahyz, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔg məˌtaɪz, ˈdɒg- /

verb (used without object), dog·ma·tized, dog·ma·tiz·ing.

to make dogmatic assertions; speak or write dogmatically.

verb (used with object), dog·ma·tized, dog·ma·tiz·ing.

to assert or deliver as a dogma.

Nearby words

  1. dogmata,
  2. dogmatic,
  3. dogmatics,
  4. dogmatism,
  5. dogmatist,
  6. dogme,
  7. dognap,
  8. dogon,
  9. dogpatch,
  10. dogrib

Also especially British, dog·ma·tise.

Origin of dogmatize

1605–15; < Late Latin dogmatizāre, equivalent to Latin dogmat(icus) dogmatic + -izāre -ize

Related formsdog·ma·ti·za·tion, noundog·ma·tiz·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for dogmatize

dogmatize

dogmatise

/ (ˈdɒɡməˌtaɪz) /

verb

to say or state (something) in a dogmatic manner
Derived Formsdogmatism, noundogmatization or dogmatisation, noundogmatizer or dogmatiser, noun

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