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Meaning of DOGMATISM

Pronunciation:  'dogmu`tizum

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

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