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- n. Lack of orthodoxy; the quality or state of being unorthodox
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being unorthodox; unsoundness in faith; heterodoxy; heresy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
- n. any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
- n. the quality of being unorthodox
He should never turn back from a train of thought because it may lead to a heresy, and he should not mind very much if his unorthodoxy is smelt out, as it probably will be.
At our first budget meeting, Richard was visibly surprised by what he would later describe, diplomatically, as the "unorthodoxy" of our arrangement with our builders.
You can't take your eyes off him for the duration, such is the sense of mystery and unorthodoxy.
Ron Kershaw was known as a maverick, a hard-partying, renegade newsman who networks put up with despite his unorthodoxy simply because he turned third place stations into first place stations in record speed.
Dalrymple says the Bauls' unorthodoxy has historically pushed their role beyond that of just minstrels.
Summit Series, he says, has found the sweet spot of unorthodoxy and appeal, which helps get participants out of their normal shell.
In terms of unorthodoxy of Christians: it is very common for religious groups to be a lot more cruel towards the people who claim to be of the same religion.
These are iconoclasts, straight-shooters, rascal sages, and eccentric oddballs of all walks of mind -- i.e. the denizens of the brave new world of self-aware unorthodoxy.
England appear to be more interested in making an assessment of Eoin Morgan as a Test player, although whether they want the Irishman to change his game or bring his thrilling one-day unorthodoxy to the five-day game remains uncertain.
With the Americas wing, his unorthodoxy is somewhat retro.
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