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Word: doctrinaire

Definition: unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties


Sentences Containing 'doctrinaire'

Becoming a doctrinaire, he supported most of those measures of restriction on popular liberty which made the July monarchy unpopular with French Radicals.
Majeed was opposed to doctrinaire politics and argued for secular-humanist perspective in politics and social issues.
She also wrote for the Marxist periodical "Science Society", of which she was a founding editor, praising the Soviet Union and applying Marxist principles to "literary, historical, and linguistic study" in a much more doctrinaire manner than in her academic publications.
What stands out in seminal work "Wealth of Nations," however, is that their patron saint was not pure or doctrinaire about this idea.

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