HyperDic: doctrinaire

English > 2 senses of the word doctrinaire:
ADJECTIVEalldoctrinairestubbornly insistent on theory without regard for practicality or suitability
NOUNperson doctrinaire, dogmatista stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions
doctrinaire > pronunciation
Soundsdaa.ktrahneh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > doctrinaire: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningstubbornly insistent on theory without regard for practicality or suitability.
Broaderinstructive, informativeServing to instruct or enlighten or inform
Spanishdoctrinario
Nounsdoctrinairea stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions
English > doctrinaire: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions.
Synonymdogmatist
Broaderpartisan, zealot, drumbeaterA fervent and even militant / militant proponent of something
Spanishdoctrinario, dogmático, dogmatista
Catalandoctrinari, dogmàtic, dogmatista
Adjectivesdoctrinairestubbornly insistent on theory without regard for practicality or suitability

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