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orthodoxy

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noun or·tho·doxy \ˈȯr-thə-ˌdäk-sē\

Simple Definition of orthodoxy

  • : a belief or a way of thinking that is accepted as true or correct

  • Orthodoxy : the beliefs, practices, and institution of the Orthodox Church

Full Definition of orthodoxy

plural or·tho·dox·ies

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being orthodox

  2. 2 :  an orthodox belief or practice

  3. 3 capitalized a :  Eastern Orthodox Christianity b :  orthodox judaism

Examples of orthodoxy

  1. I was surprised by the orthodoxy of her political views.

  2. He rejected the orthodoxies of the scientific establishment.



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