Dog*mat"ic (?), Dog*mat`ic*al (?), a. [L. dogmaticus, Gr. , fr. : cf. F. dogmatique.]
Pertaining to a dogma, or to an established and authorized doctrine or tenet.
Asserting a thing positively and authoritatively; positive; magisterial; hence, arrogantly authoritative; overbearing.
Critics write in a positive, dogmatic way.
[They] are as assertive and dogmatical as if they were omniscient.
Dogmatic theology. Same as Dogmatics.
Syn. -- Magisterial; arrogant. See Magisterial.
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