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Meaning of DOGMATISM

Pronunciation:  'dogmu`tizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot
 

DOGMATISM is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: bigotry
 
 See Also: intolerance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dog"ma*tism\, n.
The manner or character of a dogmatist; arrogance or
positiveness in stating opinion.

      The self-importance of his demeanor, and the dogmatism
      of his conversation.                     -- Sir W.
                                               Scott.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: balkiness, bibliolatry, bigotry, blindness, bullheadedness, deafness, determination, doggedness, dogmaticalness, evangelicalism, fanaticism, fixed mind, fundamentalism, hardheadedness, headstrongness, hideboundness, hyperorthodoxy, infallibilism, inflexible will, intolerance, literalism, mulishness, obduracy, obstinacy, obstinateness, opinionatedness, overzealousness, peremptoriness, perseverance, pertinacity, pigheadedness, positiveness, positivism, precisianism, purism, puritanicalness, puritanism, restiveness, Sabbatarianism, sabbatism, scripturalism, self-opinionatedness, self-will, staunchness, stiff neck, stiff-neckedness, straitlacedness, strict interpretation, strictness, strongheadness, stubbornness, sulkiness, sullenness, tenaciousness, tenacity, uncooperativeness, unpersuadableness, unregenerateness, willfulness
 

 

 

 

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