Synonyms of 'doctrinaire'
stubbornly insistent on the application of a theory without regard to practicalityforty-five years of doctrinaire Stalinism
It is a doctrinaire scheme.
With regularly scheduled airlines, sea travel became impractical.
He has written a speculative biography of Christopher Marlowe.
their unrealistic expectations of parenthood
a purely hypothetical question
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in the sense of hypothetical
based on assumption rather than fact or realitya purely hypothetical question
in the sense of inflexible
(of a rule etc.) firmly fixedHe was a man of unchanging habits and an inflexible routine.
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