Definition of heresy
- They were accused of heresy.
- To disagree with the party leadership was heresy.
- our democratic heresy which holds that … truth is to be found by majority vote
- —M. W. Straight
They were accused of heresy.
He was preaching dangerous heresies.
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First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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