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Dogmatic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • characterized by arrogant assertion of unproved or unprovable principles
  • relating to or involving dogma; "dogmatic writings"

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Dogmatic Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

A dogma is something that should not be disputed or doubted. Most often, this means the basic beliefs and doctrines of a religion. What a majority of followers of an ideology or any kind of organization believe in can also be a dogma.

In the context of religion, the term has a neutral meaning. Outside of religion for most people the term means something negative, because it accepts only a particular point of view. If someone disputes a religious dogma, they can be accused of heresy.

In Christianity, the Resurrection of Jesus is a basic dogma.

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