Definition of doctrinal:
positive, utopian, conceptual, systematic, nonconformist, imperious, arrogant, abstract, magisterial, authoritative, central, dogmatic, opinionated, dictatorial, metaphysical, popular, theoretical, domineering, deterministic, self-opinionated, overbearing.
- "Roumania Past and Present", James Samuelson.
- "Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church", Friedrich Bente.
There's always somethin' to objec' to every minister; we ain't any of us perfect, and Mr. Peck's got his failin's; he hain't built up the church quite so much as some on 'em expected but what he would; and there's some that don't like his prayers; and some of 'em thinks he ain't doctrinal enough.- "Annie Kilburn A Novel", W. D. Howells.