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Doctrinaire GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

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Doctrinaire GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ˌdɒk.trɪˈneəʳ/ (adj)

Definition

rigid and inflexible, sticking to one single theory or idea, dogmatic, stern, intolerant, strict, authoritarian, unbending, dictatorial, uncompromising, dyed-in-the-wool, narrow-minded, peremptory

Example

Teaching means instructing a student so that (s)he can learn. Responsibility of a teacher is to correlate the relevant information that (s)he wants to teach, with the existing knowledge that is available with the target students. A good teacher should also be competent enough for establishing alternative correlation links to suit the needs of different students in a liberal and not doctrinaire fashion. Therefore (s)he should have a deep understanding of the subject or in other words (s)he should be an expert. In addition a good teacher should also be capable of assessing the existing knowledge of the students so that (s)he can determine the details that may be included in the relevant teaching material.

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Antonyms

liberal, open-minded

Parts of speech

Noun: doctrine

Adjective: doctrinal

Noun: doctrinarian

Noun: doctrinarism


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