Beliefs and religious

doctrine
(n)
DOC-trin
Meaning

1. a philosophy; a school of thought; a belief system

1st Sample Sentence

1. I became interested in comparative religion and started to study Buddhist doctrine.

2nd Meaning

2. a principle; one of the teachings of a philosophy

2nd Sample Sentence

2. I have become interested in Buddhism, particularly in its doctrine of compassion.

Root

docere (to show, teach) (Latin)

Mnemonics

Doctrine is related to Doctr. We believe whatever the doctr says is right. so doctrine:Belief which is authoratative.

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