Noun(1) a stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions
Adjective(1) stubbornly insistent on theory without regard for practicality or suitability
(1) Skepticism, rather than doctrinaire conviction, provides the only appropriate safeguard against human frailty and desire.(2) This was a monumental mistake, the kind only a doctrinaire can make.(3) Yet doctrinaire democrats don't seem to give a tinker's toss about placing limits on what a legislature (local or global) can divvy or decide.(4) What impressed me most was his refusal to be doctrinaire , his openness to sharp ideas no matter where on the political spectrum they came from.(5) They are also two of the body's most doctrinaire conservatives.(6) Some commentaries are doctrinaire ; others are struggling to make sense of what happened and how the case informs theorizing about family therapy.(7) ├ö├ç├┐I was a social reformer and doctrinaire first, last, and all the time,├ö├ç├û he wrote.(8) I don't think he is doctrinaire or ideological in any sense.(9) Perception requires only that one exercise the will to perceive, and it's a tool as available to the doctrinaire , the ignorant, and the gullible as it is to the skeptical and concerned.(10) I think it saddened him to see people obdurate, unwilling to let go of doctrinaire positions instead of facing issues on their merits.(11) In those days of doctrinaire communism, vanity was regarded as a form of capitalist decadence.(12) They are not concerned with complicated doctrinaire considerations, but with a sure instinct are demanding fundamental solutions.(13) It seems when push comes to shove, the doctrinaire retreat.(14) In the 1950's and 1960's, Lincoln became increasingly rigid and doctrinaire , hostile to innovation and change, though no less influential.(15) He complains that the phrase is ├ö├ç├┐too doctrinaire .├ö├ç├û(16) Next time you hear a Monroe doctrinaire utter that the brand belongs to the consumer, just take the aphorism for what it is - just another delusion of branders.
(1) doctrinaire :: doctrinaire
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Different Formsdoctrinaire, doctrinaires
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