Heterodox definition in context with images in LELB Society’s visual dictionary from the vocabulary coursebook, Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student. Learn the word, heterodox, in real context with synonyms, antonyms, and parts of speech.
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(of beliefs and opinions) in opposition to the socially accepted norms, beliefs, and standards, not complying with or conforming to the generally established beliefs, dissident, heretical, unorthodox, schismatic, renegade, nonconformist, apostate, dissenting, blasphemous
Heterodox in context
The word heterodox is used to describe something that is not orthodox. Heterodoxy is the collective term for opinions or doctrines that vary from orthodoxy, i.e., the official position. Heterodoxy differs from the orthodox view, and something heterodox is not automatically wrong.
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