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Adjective: doctrinaire  'dók-tri'nehr
  1. Stubbornly insistent on theory without regard for practicality or suitability
Noun: doctrinaire  'dók-tri'nehr
  1. A stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions
    - dogmatist

Derived forms: doctrinaires

See also: informative, instructive

Type of: drumbeater, partisan, zealot

Encyclopedia: Doctrinaire