heterodoxy


het·ero·doxy

noun \-ˌdäk-sē\
plural het·ero·dox·ies

Definition of HETERODOXY

1
:  the quality or state of being heterodox
2
:  a heterodox opinion or doctrine

Examples of HETERODOXY

  1. <Copernicus's theory that the earth revolved around the sun was arrant heterodoxy at a time when the earth was thought to be the center of the universe.>

First Known Use of HETERODOXY

1659

Rhymes with HETERODOXY

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