Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The masses won't comprehend, and the doctrinaires will fight you.

For ourselves, we dispute not with the doctrinaires or the critics.

There must be something wrong, the "doctrinaires" say, about the gases.

Of all despotisms that of the doctrinaires or inspired religionists is the worst.

The opinions enunciated by this gentleman are those of most of the doctrinaires.

That system was, it must be confessed, a system of doctrinaires, and had the virtues and faults of a priori reasoning.

The former said that the doctrinaires were decisively defeated in the Dupin dispute, as the Chamber had pronounced against them.

M. Thiers writes from Lille saying that the general electioneering cry is "Down with the Doctrinaires!"

They considered the political unity of the workers less vitally important than did the DeLeon group of doctrinaires.

The Socialist Labor party and the doctrinaires of Detroit thought that this convention was a very insignificant gathering.