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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions adj. - Stubbornly insistent on theory without regard for practicality or suitability.

Usage examples (36)
  • The word doctrinaire -- word full of terror to the British mind -- reappeared from time to time between his explosions.
  • That's what was so funny about you calling out Freder for being too "doctrinaire" the other day.
  • It might sound drily 'doctrinaire', but a core set of principles exist to help you to make sense of turmoil.
  • But it's an interesting hypothesis, and one doesn't refute it simply by shouting "economicist!" or name-calling "doctrinaire". for more
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