1) A doctrine or a corpus of doctrines relating to matters such as morality and faith, set forth in an authoritative manner by a church.

2) An authoritative principle, belief, or statement of ideas or opinion, especially one considered to be absolutely true. See Synonyms at doctrine.

3) A principle or belief or a group of them.

Usage: -- Dogma, Tenet. A tenet is that which is maintained as true with great firmness; as, the tenets of our holy religion. A dogma is that which is laid down with authority as indubitably true, especially a religious doctrine; as, the dogmas of the church. A tenet rests on its own intrinsic merits or demerits; a dogma rests on authority regarded as competent to decide and determine. Dogma has in our language acquired, to some extent, a repulsive sense, from its carrying with it the idea of undue authority or assumption. This is more fully the case with its derivatives dogmatical and dogmatism.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present” (Abraham Lincoln)
by illEATurHARTout June 24, 2004
1. A belief that is widely accepted as truth until it is invalidated, according to Prof Bob.

2. Prof Bob's unofficial favorite word.
That's just dogma; we don't really know because we haven't really seen it yet.
by Flubug September 13, 2011
A blind faith in a religion by people with exceedingly low IQ's.
George Bush is stupid and is also very dogmatic, what a coincidence.
by Devon July 16, 2004
That kick ass movie that had Jay and Silent Bob in it.
Did you see Matt Dillon in Dogma?
by Traciemichael September 08, 2007
The cheesy substance that builds up around a dog's penis

The canine form of smegma
Oh shit, Remus just got some dogma on the Barc-o-lounger!
by Pumpkin Patch July 01, 2004

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