deviating from commonly accepted beliefs or practices <a time when people with unorthodox religious views were banished from the colony> Synonyms dissentient
not bound by traditional ways or beliefs <raised by an aunt, whose unorthodox parenting practices made for a strange but fun childhood>
not rigidly following established form, custom, or rules <an unorthodox but effective procedure for opening a wine bottle without a corkscrew>
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