Definition of dogmatist in US English:



  • See dogmatism

    • ‘He was one of those rare and terrible dogmatists capable of destroying nine-tenths of the human race to ‘make happy’ the remaining tenth’.’
    • ‘While the academy is not free of dogmatists, it nonetheless rejects dogmatism because it represents the end of thinking.’
    • ‘If he means the dispute over evolution, it is usually the Darwinian dogmatists who oppose free intellectual inquiry in the schools.’
    • ‘They don't organise like a communist party and their world view is radically different from that of the stodgy dogmatists of the past.’
    • ‘They are true believers - dogmatists - who view opposition to their views and values as malice, ignorance, or stupidity rather than as a reflection of honest and respectable disagreement.’