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Meaning of DOGMATIST

Pronunciation:  'dogmutist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions
 

DOGMATIST is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: doctrinaire
 
 See Also: partisan, zealot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dog"ma*tist\, n. [L. dogmatistes, Gr. ?, fr. ?.]
One who dogmatizes; one who speaks dogmatically; a bold and
arrogant advancer of principles.

      I expect but little success of all this upon the
      dogmatist; his opinioned assurance is paramount to
      argument.                                -- Glanvill.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ass, bigot, bitter-ender, bullethead, chauvinist, diehard, doctrinaire, dogmatizer, donkey, fanatic, hardnose, illiberal, infallibilist, intolerant, intransigeant, intransigent, jingo, last-ditcher, male chauvinist, maverick, mule, opinionist, perverse fool, pig, pighead, positivist, purist, racist, sexist, standpat, standpatter, stickler, superpatriot, ultranationalist
 

 

 

 

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