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dogma

noun article of faith, axiom, belief, canon, conviction, credendum, credo, creed, declaration of faith, dictum, doctrinaire opinion, doctrine, dogma, doxy, maxim, orthodoxy, persuasion, placitum, precept, professed belief, rule, tenet
See also: article, belief, conviction, doctrine, idea, persuasion, precept, principle, rule, theory, thesis

DOGMA, civil law. This word is used in the first chapter, first section, of the second Novel, and signifies an ordinance of the senate. See also Dig. 27, 1, 6.

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And any advice I would ever give to Carwyn or to anybody else on the Labour side who aspires either to lead the party in Wales or lead the party in the UK, it's always try to walk a tightrope between careerism on the right and dogmatism on the left.
Such dogmatism may even rub off onto areas where biblicists feel no special need to quote the Bible or know they can't--areas such as party politics or even selling merchandise.
But AKEL's dogmatism should not deprive Cyprus of these opportunities" which didn't exist in 70s, 80s and 90s, he said.
The new pope's dogmatism, his remoteness from the lives of ordinary people, is so un-Jesuslike.
Unlike most farmers those of us living in the Valleys did not vote for the free market dogmatism of Margaret Thatcher, but we were still ordered to stand on our own too feet.
That even the most bureaucratic and top heavy industrial policy which we could name traditional old Labour was superior to the free market errors which dominated the ideas of the 80s when so much industry in need of wise change to keep what was worthwhile was jettisoned upon the altar of dogmatism and that fatuous intellectual elitism which allows monetarists to believe in their natural superiority over the rest of the human race.
As examples of secularization, he points to the decline of ecclesiastical control over education and the revolt of scholars "against the narrowness, intolerance and dogmatism of the church" and their turn "to philosophical and scientific investigation.
Enter, now, a group of artists and scholars who reject the ethnocentrism of the right, the demonization of the West and identity politics of the left, and the dogmatism of both.
Because of the modesty of its aims, the diversity of work in the exhibition, as well as the curators' ability to refrain from didacticism and dogmatism, "Love in the Ruins" succeeds where other such ventures have been relatively unsuccessful.
This case has stimulated significant historical interest because it epitomizes the conflict that raged in the intellectual world of sixteenth-century Spain between humanism and religious dogmatism.
He conceives pluralism as a via media between the extremes of moral dogmatism and relativism.
A pretty dogmatic statement coming from one who is forever impugning the dogmatism emanating from Rome.