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  • n. an unfounded, false and dogmatic assertion

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The practice of dogmatic assertion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an unsupported dogmatic assertion

Etymologies

From ipse dixit +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

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