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1. doctrine

noun. ['ˈdɑːktrən, ˈdɔktɝɪn'] a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.

Synonyms

  • teaching
  • democracy
  • utilitarianism
  • functionalism
  • antiestablishmentism
  • freethinking
  • populism
  • theological doctrine
  • pluralism
  • creationism
  • prescriptivism
  • contextualism
  • school of thought
  • religious doctrine
  • antiestablishmentarianism
  • philosophical theory
  • philosophy
  • philosophical doctrine
  • rationalism
  • Cabalism
  • secessionism
  • secularism
  • ism
  • nuclear deterrence
  • belief
  • precept
  • gospel
  • amoralism
  • epicureanism
  • church doctrine
  • egalitarianism
  • millennium
  • establishmentism
  • humanitarianism
  • feminism
  • animism
  • formalism
  • secular humanism
  • equalitarianism
  • presentism
  • individualism
  • internationalism
  • pacificism
  • nationalism
  • Kabbalism
  • states' rights
  • philosophical system
  • expansionism
  • ethicism
  • abolitionism
  • phenomenology
  • majority rule
  • multiculturalism
  • commandment
  • passivism
  • establishmentarianism
  • pacifism
  • creed
  • dynamism
  • laissez faire
  • dualism
  • reincarnationism
  • monism
  • asceticism
  • literalism
  • unilateralism
  • irredentism
  • divine right
  • imitation
  • divine right of kings
  • credo
  • descriptivism
  • absolutism
  • humanism
  • irridentism
  • dogma
  • nihilism
  • Girondism
  • animalism
  • gymnosophy

Antonyms

  • formalism
  • nationalism
  • pluralism
  • unbelief
  • imitation
  • monism
  • internationalism

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Example sentences of the word doctrine


1. Noun, singular or mass
Within copyright law there is a doctrine of law known as fair use.

Quotes containing the word doctrine


1. The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
- H.L. Mencken

2. I always try to put a seed of hope into people's hearts. I'm not there to teach them doctrine necessarily, but to let them know that God is a good God, and has a plan for their lives. Hopefully, that will restore their faith, or draw them into faith.
- Joel Osteen

3. I consider it an extremely dangerous doctrine, because the more likely we are to assume that the solution comes from the outside, the less likely we are to solve our problems ourselves.
- Carl Sagan

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