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heterodoxy

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noun het·ero·doxy \-ˌdäk-sē\

Definition of heterodoxy

plural het·ero·dox·ies

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being heterodox

  2. 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.>



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