Definition of doctrinairism in English:



  • See doctrinaire

    • ‘This unyielding doctrinairism necessarily brought about the decline of liberalism.’
    • ‘His ‘rigidity,’ ‘dogmatism,’ and ‘carping doctrinairism’ have been repeatedly attacked.’
    • ‘Rationalism and doctrinairism are the diseases of our time; they pretend to have all the answers.’
    • ‘He continued to express his resistance to what he saw as the doctrinairism in communist literary circles in various articles.’
    • ‘We shall see later that this doctrinairism was by no means Platonic: it fulfilled a very real political function, although with blindfolded eyes.’