- The definition of dogmatic is the strong expression of opinions as if they were facts.
An example of dogmatic is insisting that a feminist view is the one and only way to look at literature.
dogmatic definition by Webster's New World
- of or like dogma; doctrinal
- asserted a priori or without proof
- stating opinion in a positive or arrogant manneralso dogmatical
Origin: Classical Latin dogmaticus ; from Classical Greek dogmatikos
- dogmatically adverb
dogmatic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
- Characterized by an authoritative, arrogant assertion of unproved or unprovable principles. See Synonyms at dictatorial.
Origin: Late Latin dogmaticus, from Greek dogmatikos, from dogma, dogmat-, belief; see dogma.
- dog·matˈi·cal·ly adverb