Dogmatic vs Diktat - What's the difference?

dogmatic | diktat |


As nouns the difference between dogmatic and diktat

is that dogmatic is one of an ancient sect of physicians who went by general principles; opposed to the empiric while diktat is a harsh penalty or settlement imposed upon a defeated party by the victor.

As an adjective dogmatic

is (philosophy|medicine) adhering only to principles which are true a priori , rather than truths based on evidence or deduction.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

dogmatic

English

Alternative forms

* dogmatical

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (philosophy, medicine) Adhering only to principles which are true a priori , rather than truths based on evidence or deduction.
  • Pertaining to dogmas; doctrinal.
  • Asserting dogmas or beliefs in a superior or arrogant way; opinionated, dictatorial.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of an ancient sect of physicians who went by general principles; opposed to the empiric.
  • ----

    diktat

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a harsh penalty or settlement imposed upon a defeated party by the victor
  • a dogmatic decree, especially issued by one who rules without popular consent
  • *2005 , Vitaly Naumkin, Radical Islam in Central Asia: Between Pen and Rifle , page 179
  • It should be noted that Saddam's power was held up by fear and diktat .

    See also

    * dictate ---- ==Serbo-Croatian==

    Noun

  • dictate
  • Declension

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