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Meaning of HETERODOX

Pronunciation:  'heturu`dâks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
 

HETERODOX is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: dissident, heretical, unorthodox
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Het"er*o*dox\, a. [Gr. ?; ? other + ? opinion; cf. F.
    h['e]t['e]rodoxe.]
    1. Contrary to, or differing from, some acknowledged
       standard, as the Bible, the creed of a church, the decree
       of a council, and the like; not orthodox; heretical; --
       said of opinions, doctrines, books, etc., esp. upon
       theological subjects.
    
             Raw and indigested, heterodox, preaching. --Strype.
    
    2. Holding heterodox opinions, or doctrines not orthodox;
       heretical; -- said of persons. --Macaulay. --
       {Het"er*o*dox`ly}, adv. -- {Het"er*o*dox`ness}, n.
    
    
  2. \Het"er*o*dox\, n.
    An opinion opposed to some accepted standard. [Obs.] --Sir T.
    Browne.
    
    
 
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