Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To express oneself dogmatically in writing or speech.
  • intransitive verb To proclaim as dogma.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make dogmatic assertions; utter or write positive statements, but without adducing arguments or evidence in support of what is asserted.
  • To assert or deliver as a dogma; make a dogma of.
  • To treat dogmatically; make a subject of dogmatism: as, to dogmatize a political question.
  • Also spelled dogmatise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To assert positively; to teach magisterially or with bold and undue confidence; to advance with arrogance.
  • transitive verb rare To deliver as a dogma.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To treat something as dogma
  • verb intransitive To speak or write dogmatically

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

  • verb speak dogmatically
  • verb state as a dogma

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Bill Brown, somewhat of a shyster, and his ear ever cocked to the crowd, was not above taking advantage when opportunity offered, and when it did not offer, to dogmatize artfully.

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  • You can disagree with any facet of their dogma, but you can't dogmatize them out of existence.

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  • It is so hoang dã mà nó terrifies một số người Kitô hữu cố gắng dogmatize lo sợ của mình bằng cách lashing out at Kitô hữu khác, bởi vì gọn gàng Kitô giáo với tất cả các câu trả lời cho dễ hơn là một trong đó đạt ra những thắc mắc hoang dã của tình yêu Thiên Chúa, một tình yêu chúng tôi không thậm chí có kiếm được.

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  • Any effort to get beyond that, to some more definitive answer, would be an illicit attempt to dogmatize what could only be theologoumenon.

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  • Any effort to get beyond that, to some more definitive answer, would be an illicit attempt to dogmatize what could only be theologoumenon.

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  • All these sects, at that time, enjoyed complete liberty to dogmatize, discourse, and write, whenever the Jewish courtiers, settled at

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  • In fact, I wonder if you even read the quote you yourself provided: “I have with most of the present Dissenters in England, some doubts as to his Divinity; though it is a question I do not dogmatize upon, having never studied it, and think it needless to busy myself with it now, when I expect soon an opportunity of knowing the truth with less trouble.”

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  • The pretension to dogmatize about them in each other is the root of most human injustices and cruelties, and the trait in human character most likely to make the angels weep.

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  • The pretension to dogmatize about them in each other is the root of most human injustices and cruelties, and the trait in human character most likely to make the angels weep.

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  • Only the propagators have to be sought in the arts faculty in Paris: on pain of excommunication, they are prohibited to dogmatize, disseminate, or sustain in any way

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