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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dog·mat·ic /dɔgˈmætɪk, dɑg-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dog·mat·ic n. One of an ancient sect of physicians who went by general principles; -- opposed to the Empiric.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dog·mat·ic dog·mat·ic·al a.
 1. Pertaining to a dogma, or to an established and authorized doctrine or tenet.
 2. Asserting a thing positively and authoritatively; positive; magisterial; hence, arrogantly authoritative; overbearing.
    Critics write in a positive, dogmatic way.   -- Spectator.
    [They] are as assertive and dogmatical as if they were omniscient.   -- Glanvill.
 Dogmatic theology. Same as Dogmatics.
 Syn: -- Magisterial; arrogant. See Magisterial.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by arrogant assertion of unproved or
             unprovable principles [syn: dogmatical]
      2: relating to or involving dogma; "dogmatic writings"