cacodoxy

noun
caco·​doxy | \ ˈkakəˌdäksē \
plural -es

Definition of cacodoxy

: perverse teachings : heterodoxy

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First Known Use of cacodoxy

1716, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cacodoxy

Late Greek kakodoxia heretical opinion, from Greek kak- cac- + -doxia (from doxa opinion, from dokein to seem)

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“Cacodoxy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cacodoxy. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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