from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The condition or quality of being heterodox.
  • n. A heterodox opinion or doctrine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being heterodox.
  • n. A heterodox belief, creed, or teaching.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An opinion or doctrine, or a system of doctrines, contrary to some established standard of faith, as the Scriptures, the creed or standards of a church, etc.; heresy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or state of being heterodox: as, the heterodoxy of a doctrine, book, or person.
  • n. A heterodox belief or doctrine; a departure from an established standard or principle; a heresy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being unorthodox
  • n. any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position


From Ancient Greek ἑτεροδοξία. (Wiktionary)


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