Anti dogmatism


[dawg-muh-tiz-uhm, dog-]
dogmatic character; unfounded positiveness in matters of opinion; arrogant assertion of opinions as truths.

1595–1605; < Late Latin dogmatismus, equivalent to Latin dogmat(icus) dogmatic + -ismus -ism; replacing dogmatisme < French

antidogmatism, noun
overdogmatism, noun Unabridged
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Word Origin & History

c.1600, but not in common use until 19c., from Fr. dogmatisme (16c.), from M.L. dogmatismus, from L. dogma (see dogma).
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