from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an orthodox manner; with soundness of faith.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With soundness of faith; in a manner conformed to the teachings and practice of those who hold the orthodox or true faith.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From orthodox +‎ -ly.


  • That reader is made to recognize how simultaneously necessary and deadly the characteristic pause is: necessary, because it is the condition of close reading; deadly, because it risks mistaking the interpretive process for a fixed method, to be performed once and then endlessly, orthodoxly, reiterated.

    Byron and Romantic Occidentalism

  • Boss, what say I skip over there and get us a full reading on that baby before she goes orthodox - or, should I say, orthodoxly unorthodox? '

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • No orthodoxly canonized saint of the Catholic Church ever received truer reverence, or performed such miracles of moral healing.

    Elizabeth Fry

  • It is in Romish Ireland, of course, that this belief has its most legitimate seat; but even in the most orthodoxly-Presbyterian districts of Scotland, a lingering dubious trust in the healing virtues of sanctified fountains has given much perplexity to the clergy.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

  • Confirmation has become the usual rite of admittance into their Church, even in the case of apostates who have already been confirmed orthodoxly.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • We therefore piously and orthodoxly following them and, making our profession according to their divinely inspired teaching, believe in unison with it, and confess according to the holy

    A Source Book for Ancient Church History

  • He was a naturally religious man, if not an orthodoxly religious one.

    The Devil's Garden

  • Gillingham looked at him, and wondered whether it would ever happen that the reactionary spirit induced by the world's sneers and his own physical wishes would make Phillotson more orthodoxly cruel to her than he had erstwhile been informally and perversely kind.

    Jude the Obscure

  • In society one must needs be cynical and mildly wicked: in Bohemia, orthodoxly unorthodox.

    Novel Notes

  • A busy, worldly, hard-natured father, a vain, irritable, captious, fashion-loving mother, a house orthodoxly bad and earthly in all the reigning practices, is yet a good enough school to prepare the necessity of a future conversion for the children!

    Christian Nurture.


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