Definition of heretical
hereticallyplay \hə-ˈre-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of heretical in a Sentence
the belief that women should be allowed to have careers outside the home was once considered heretical
Recent Examples of heretical from the Web
His foreign minister was an Ahmadi, another small sect that some Muslims regard as heretical.
Though he's been condemned as a heretic by some for questioning the traditional view of hell and affirming gay rights, Bell doesn't think of himself as heretical.
With coal production on the decline, one energy company is pursuing a project that might seem heretical in this eastern Kentucky mining region: a solar-energy farm.
The Yazidi minority, whose ancient faith combines aspects of Islam, Christianity, Zoroastrianism and Judaism, is considered heretical by the Islamic extremists.
Amid reports of intense closed-door deliberations over who should be secretary of state, Ms. Conway had seemed intent on committing a heretical political act by an aide: boxing in her boss.
Other theories claim the Templars discovered treasure, or the Holy Grail, or some heretical secret (i.e. that Jesus married Mary Magdalene, or never rose from the grave).
From the heretical Communist slums of gritty Belgrade to the Gothic industrial castles of artsy Torino…
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