[[t]dɒ̱gmətɪzəm, AM dɔ͟ːg-[/t]]
N-UNCOUNT (disapproval)
If you refer to an opinion as dogmatism, you are criticizing it for being strongly stated without considering all the relevant facts or other people's opinions.

We cannot allow dogmatism to stand in the way of progress.

Derived words:
dogmatist plural N-COUNT

Intellectuals are becoming unhappy with dogmatists in the party leadership.

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  • dogmatism — DOGMATÍSM, s.n. Mod de gândire care operează cu teze acceptate necritic, considerate valabile în orice condiţii şi veşnic. – Din fr. dogmatisme. cf. rus. d o g m a t i s m. Trimis de thiess, 07.08.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  Dogmatism ≠ adogmatism… …   Dicționar Român

  • Dogmatism — Dog ma*tism, n. The manner or character of a dogmatist; arrogance or positiveness in stating opinion. [1913 Webster] The self importance of his demeanor, and the dogmatism of his conversation. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dogmatism — c.1600, but not in common use until 19c., from Fr. dogmatisme (16c.), from M.L. dogmatismus, from L. dogma (see DOGMA (Cf. dogma)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dogmatism — [dôg′mə tiz΄əm, däg′mə tiz΄əm] n. [Fr dogmatisme < ML dogmatismus < Gr dogmatizein, to lay down a decree: see DOGMA] dogmatic assertion of opinion, usually without reference to evidence dogmatist n …   English World dictionary

  • dogmatism — dogmatic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ inclined to impose dogma; firmly asserting personal opinions as true. DERIVATIVES dogmatically adverb dogmatism noun dogmatist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • dogmatism — noun Date: 1603 1. positiveness in assertion of opinion especially when unwarranted or arrogant 2. a viewpoint or system of ideas based on insufficiently examined premises …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dogmatism — /dawg meuh tiz euhm, dog /, n. dogmatic character; unfounded positiveness in matters of opinion; arrogant assertion of opinions as truths. [1595 1605; < LL dogmatismus, equiv. to L dogmat(icus) DOGMATIC + ismus ISM; r. dogmatisme < F] * * * …   Universalium

  • dogmatism — noun The manner or character of a dogmatist; arrogance or positiveness in stating opinion …   Wiktionary

  • dogmatism — Synonyms and related words: Sabbatarianism, balkiness, bibliolatry, bigotry, blindness, bullheadedness, deafness, determination, doggedness, dogmaticalness, evangelicalism, fanaticism, fixed mind, fundamentalism, hardheadedness, headstrongness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dogmatísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

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