orthodoxy

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noun or·tho·doxy \ˈȯr-thə-ˌdäk-sē\

Definition of orthodoxy

plural

orthodoxies

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being orthodox

  2. 2 :  an orthodox belief or practice

  3. 3 capitalized a :  Eastern Orthodox Christianityb :  orthodox judaism

Examples of orthodoxy in a sentence

  1. I was surprised by the orthodoxy of her political views.

  2. He rejected the orthodoxies of the scientific establishment.

1630

First Known Use of orthodoxy

1630

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ORTHODOXY Defined for English Language Learners

orthodoxy

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noun or·tho·doxy \ˈȯr-thə-ˌdäk-sē\

Definition of orthodoxy for English Language Learners

  • : a belief or a way of thinking that is accepted as true or correct

  • Orthodoxy : the beliefs, practices, and institution of the Orthodox Church


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