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dogmatism

[dawg-muh-tiz-uh m, dog-] /ˈdɔg məˌtɪz əm, ˈdɒg-/
noun
1.
dogmatic character; unfounded positiveness in matters of opinion; arrogant assertion of opinions as truths.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Late Latin dogmatismus, equivalent to Latin dogmat(icus) dogmatic + -ismus -ism; replacing dogmatisme < French
Related forms
antidogmatism, noun
overdogmatism, noun
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dogmatism

n.

c.1600, but not in common use until 19c., from French dogmatisme (16c.), from Medieval Latin dogmatismus, from Latin dogma (see dogma).

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