a. stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid
We tried to discourage Doug from being so dogmatic, but never could convince him that his opinions might be wrong.
Sentence in Classic:
This sort of nose is usually a short and coarse one, but there is a sufficient number of exceptions to prevent me from being dogmatic or from insisting upon this point in my description.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He stated that his discourses to people were to be sometimes secular, and sometimes religious, but never dogmatic; and that his texts would be taken from all kinds of books.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
The question is this: Monsieur the Principal thinks that my thesis ought to be dogmatic and didactic.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
His gentleness was never tinged by dogmatism, and his instructions were given with an air of frankness and good nature that banished every idea of pedantry.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Two thousand years ago such dogmatism, readily welcome, would have scouted the idea of blond races ever leading civilization.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context