Examples of heterodoxy in a Sentence
Copernicus's theory that the earth revolved around the sun was arrant heterodoxy at a time when the earth was thought to be the center of the universe.
Recent Examples of heterodoxy from the Web
Self-sacrifice was exalted in all fascist and revolutionary movements, but in the Legion, martyrdom was virtually required, accompanied by theological heterodoxy.
Ditto the hysterical discussions undoubtedly now arising from an anodyne piece of climate heterodoxy by the paper’s newest columnist,...
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First Known Use of heterodoxy
Synonymsdissent, dissidence, heresy, nonconformity
Related Wordserror, fallacy, falsehood, misbelief, misconception, myth; apostasy, defection, infidelity, schism, scission, sectarianism, separatism; deviance, deviation, iconoclasm, unconventionality; disagreement, discord, dissension (also dissention)
Near Antonymsagreement, conformation, conventionality
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