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1. heterodoxy

noun. ['ˈhɛtɝəˌdɑːksi'] any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position.

Synonyms

  • heresy
  • nonconformity
  • unorthodoxy
  • orientation
  • nonconformism
  • iconoclasm

Antonyms

  • conformism
  • conformity
  • agreement
  • unorthodoxy

Etymology

  • ἑτεροδοξία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. heterodoxy

noun. ['ˈhɛtɝəˌdɑːksi'] the quality of being unorthodox.

Synonyms

  • unconventionality
  • nonconformity
  • unorthodoxy

Antonyms

  • unoriginality
  • conventionality
  • observance
  • Athanasianism

Etymology

  • ἑτεροδοξία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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1. Noun, singular or mass
Although in common English the opposite of orthodox is unorthodox, religious scholars instead use the term heterodoxy, defined as having beliefs that do not match the official interpretations.

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