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- n. A person with an excessive interest in his own opinions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Properly, loving fame or glory; in the extract, loving one's own opinions; dogmatic.
From Middle French philodoxe, from Ancient Greek φιλόδοξος (philodoksos, "opinion-loving"), compound of φίλο- (philo, "philo") + δόξα (doksa, "glory; opinion"). (Wiktionary)