uncanonical

adjective
un·​ca·​non·​i·​cal | \ ˌən-kə-ˈnä-ni-kəl How to pronounce uncanonical (audio) \

Definition of uncanonical

: not canonical: such as
a : not in accord with church canons an uncanonical marriage
b : not belonging to the canon of biblical books an uncanonical work
c : not conforming to accepted ideas or beliefs : unsanctioned, unorthodox uncanonical religious ideas

Other Words from uncanonical

uncanonically \ ˌən-​kə-​ˈnä-​ni-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce uncanonically (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of uncanonical

1632, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncanonical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncanonical. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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