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Definition of Doctrine

  • Teaching; instruction.
  • That which is taught; what is held, put forth as true, and supported by a teacher, a school, or a sect; a principle or position, or the body of principles, in any branch of knowledge; any tenet or dogma; a principle of faith; as, the doctrine of atoms; the doctrine of chances.
  • a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

How to use doctrine in a sentence. Doctrine pronunciation.

I repeated the same doctrine to the exultant coal discoverers of Humboldt.
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And because _Madam_, you are yet but a Beginner, and may perhaps be startled at this Doctrine, I'll let you see 'tis not my single Notion, but is the Judgment of a Learned Author, who long ago has written on this Subject, a Choice Copy of Verses, which I'll here repeat to you.
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Again, when Tolstoi finally made up his mind that the Christian system of ethics was correct, he had no peace until he had attempted to live in every respect in accordance with those doctrines.
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It is not illumined by the humour of any such character as Zagloba, who brightens the great chronicles of Sienkiewicz; for if Tolstoi had had an accurate sense of humour, or the power to create great comic personages, he would never have been led into the final extremes of doctrine.
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The religious sense of the Russian, brooding for centuries over empty forms, combined with the equally repressed longing for spiritual life,-these quickly seized upon the power of a simple and practical living religious doctrine, and the 'Stundist' movement spread rapidly over the whole south of the Empire.
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There is in Sanin's doctrine something of Nietzsche and more of Rousseau.
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One of Nasanski's alcoholic speeches seems to contain the doctrine of the whole book: "Yes, a new, glorious, and wonderful time is at hand.
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We are more helped by testimony to _facts_ than by theories and doctrines.
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The doctrine and the man must be judged by the written word of God.
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The age abounds in doctrines and men of this kind.
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While he was preaching, and enforcing upon the hearts of his hearers the doctrine of the Cross, a police officer came into the room and forbade him to go on.
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That God would give him grace to stand to his doctrine until death.
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The servants have learnt that splendid doctrine that every one is as good as everybody else, and Mrs. Bellamy is by no means the person to make them see things differently.
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And, besides, I retained the prejudices and the repugnance to the doctrines of the new world that belonged to my name.
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After all, Camors argued, his birth, his name, his family ties all pointed out his true course, which was to combat the cruel and despotic doctrines which he believed he detected under these democratic theories.
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The more he thought, that day and the next, in depth of the retreat in which he had buried himself, the more was he persuaded that this doctrine was that very truth which he had sought, and which his father had bequeathed to him as the whole rule of his life.
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This doctrine, if not the most elevated, was at least above the level of the most of mankind.
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Perhaps he might have asked himself whether this incontestable fact might not, in part, have been attributed rather to the individual than to the doctrine; and whether men's beliefs did not always influence their actions.
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Camors was an exception among his companions and rivals in Parisian life by the systematic decision of his doctrine.
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Popanilla, therefore, was not discouraged; and although he deemed it more prudent not to go out of his way to seek another audience of his sovereign, or to be too anxious again to address a public meeting, he nevertheless determined to proceed cautiously, but constantly, propagating his doctrines and proselytizing in private.
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Examples of Doctrine

Example #1
I talked with my friend Captain Burch on the subject.
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I told Col. Whitman, in times past, that the neighborhood of Dayton (Nevada) betrayed no present or previous manifestations of a ligneous foundation, and that hence I had no confidence in his lauded coal mines.
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And therefore Married People are not so much to blame in making use of others besides their Wives or Husbands; provided that they take that Prudent Care and Circumspection which is so requisite in such affairs.
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For that which one can live on very well, wou'd starve another; And the Concupiscential Appetites of Men and Women, do differ as much as do their Stomachs.
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And he persuaded thousands of Russians to attempt the same thing.
Example #6
They were simply doing what Sanin told them they ought to do; and having decided that he was right, they immediately put his theories into practice.