dox-, -doxy, dog-, dogma-, dogmato-

(Greek: believe, belief; that which is thought to be true by someone who has the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and to enforce his or her opinions, doctrines, praise, or beliefs)

Without the right reason; improper; absurd.
Ignominy, shame; slander, infamy.
cacodox (s) (noun), cacodoxes (pl)
That which is considered to be wrong or full of evil opinions, teachings, or doctrines: Last week, the a professor of anthropology was lecturing about cacodoxes that some anti-religious groups have been presenting for many years against those who believe in God, or gods.
cacodoxy (s) (noun), cacodoxes (pl)
A false or wrong opinion or doctrine: The professor at the religious school accused Roger of cacodoxy because his essay did not agree with the primary beliefs of the other students and teachers of the seminary or training institution for ministers.
1. That which is held as an opinion; a belief, principle, tenet; especially, a tenet or doctrine authoritatively laid down by a particular church, sect, or school of thought; sometimes, depreciatingly, an imperious or arrogant declaration of opinion.
2. The body of opinion formulated or authoritatively stated; systematized belief; tenets or principles collectively; doctrinal system.
3. A belief taught or held as true; any system of established principles and tenets.
4. An opinion asserted in a positive manner as if it were of the highest authority.
When I say “everybody says so,” I mean I say so.
(When I want your opinion I’ll give it to you.)
—Ed Howe
dogmatic (adjective), more dogmatic, most dogmatic
1. Referring to opinions that are asserted in a positive and emphatic manner: Pete made a dogmatic statement as to why he would not be going to work today.
2. Relating to opinions that are accepted as true, instead of being founded upon experience: There are dogmatic philosophies which have been established throughout history.
3. Descriptive of certain people and their writings, comments, etc. which present views in an authoritative or arrogant manner: Mrs. Smithson seemed to be a very dogmatic person when she was talking to her acquaintances and she was very inflexible and overbearing with her ideas and notions.
A reference to an excessively opinionated statement from an authority.
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Relating to a comment as if it were a fact.

Conveying strongly authorized opinions.
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1. Positive assertion of dogma or opinion; dogmatizing; positiveness in the assertion of opinion.
2. A system of philosophy based upon principles dictated by reasoning alone, and not relying upon experience; opposed to skepticism.

More generally, a way of thinking based upon principles which have not been tested by reflection.

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment.

—Albert Einstein
One who dogmatizes, who asserts or lays down particular dogmas; especially, one who positively asserts or imposes his own opinions; a dogmatic person.
To make dogmatic assertions; to speak authoritatively or imperiously (upon a subject) without reference to argument or evidence.
The science of dogma.
Of or pertaining to opinion; depending on or exercising opinion.
Induced by one’s own ideas, opinion, or belief about what should happen.
A writer who collects and records the opinions of the Greek philosophers.
A collection of philosophical opinions.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "faith, trust; faithful, trusting; believe, belief": cred-; fid-.