ultraorthodox

adjective
ul·​tra·​or·​tho·​dox | \ ˌəl-trə-ˈȯr-thə-ˌdäks How to pronounce ultraorthodox (audio) \

Definition of ultraorthodox

: characterized by strict adherence to orthodox beliefs or practices taking an ultraorthodox approach ultraorthodox views usually written as ultra-Orthodox when referring to Orthodox Judaisman ultra-Orthodox woman… in Borough Park, Brooklyn, home of the largest ultra-Orthodox Jewish community outside Jerusalem.— Deborah Sontag

First Known Use of ultraorthodox

1830, in the meaning defined above

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“Ultraorthodox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultraorthodox. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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