The quote above is the perfect illustration for the word. It is actually a pretty poignant statement, point out a discrepancy in human behavior. Humans, at times, tend to become stubborn and opinionated when they actually need to listen to others.
The dog in the picture can help you learn the word and is the symbol of the stubbornness this word reflects.
Word Origin for Dogmatic:
Dogmatic comes to us from the word dogma. Dogma is a Latin term that stands for ‘philosophical tenet’ and was borrowed from Greek. It originally referred to individual opinions, and “what one thought to be true”. Dogmas were essentially private opinions of people, which became popular and entered popular culture. As is the case with most dogmas, these opinions lacked reason and were rather based on personal whims.
Meanings of Dogmatic:
1. Maintaining opinions in a arrogant/ opinionated manner (sticking to one’s rigid views).
2. Relating to or involving dogma
Pronunciation: dawg-mat-ik, dog-
Quote Examples for Dogmatic:
1. No country or people who are slaves to dogma and the dogmatic mentality can progress, and unhappily our country and people have become extraordinarily dogmatic and little-minded. – Jawaharlal Nehru quotes (Indian Prime Minister. 1889-1964)
2. When people are the least sure, they are often the most dogmatic. – John Kenneth Galbraith
Well, the quote below is an absolutely awesome one, combining the use of dogmatic with dog in the best possible way. Rack your brains over what it means, and if you cannot understand what it means, leave us a comment.