dogmatically dogmatically  /dɑɡ ˈmæ tɪk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a narrow-minded dogmatic manner

Usage(s):

  1. Graduated from Yale at 17, Edwards preached dogmatically, saved many a soul, wrote many a book.
  2. The comparisons with modern history that stud Toynbee's pages are not dogmatically pounded home, but they are plain.
  3. Let him not lay down dogmatically the law that good citizens should tell others what they should do.

News

  • Continued efforts to make ACL Fest safer worthy of more discussion, studies

    Mayor Barry Bone stated dogmatically in his June 13 monthly Picayune column that Rollingwood is justified in asking for more monetary compensation to effectively deal with crowds caused by the Austin City Limits Festival (See the PolitiFact inquiry from the Austin American-Statesman on Page A1).
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

Quotes

  1. "Despite repeated warnings, the government dogmatically ploughed on and outsourced this important and sensitive work to the private sector," said Mark Serwotka, general secretary of the Public and Commercial Services Union. "Yet again a...
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Mark Serwotka Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Some Muslims have forgotten that injunction, just as some atheists have forgotten what Bertrand Russell said: "I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine. "
    on Sep 18, 2006 By: Bertrand Russell Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  3. "I do not dogmatically oppose a meeting with Mr. Talat," Papadopoulos said. "But the question is: 'For what will we meet and what will we discuss?' ...... People will wonder how many peace coffees we can drink, and for how long."
    on May 3, 2006 By: Tassos Papadopoulos Source: Turkish Daily News (subscription)

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