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heterodox

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Synonyms and Antonyms of heterodox

  1. 1 deviating from commonly accepted beliefs or practices a Christian clergyman with a very heterodox opinion on the divinity of Jesus Synonyms of heterodox dissentient, dissenting, dissident, heretical, iconoclastic, maverick, nonconformist, nonorthodox, out-there, unconventional, unorthodoxWords Related to heterodox free-spirited, freethinking, nontraditional; apostate, defecting, renegade; schismatic (also schismatical), sectarian, separatistAntonyms of heterodox conforming, conformist, conventional, orthodox

  2. 2 not rigidly following established form, custom, or rules her heterodox approach to teaching science initially met with some resistance from her peers Synonyms of heterodox informal, irregular, unceremonious, unconventional, unorthodoxWords Related to heterodox unauthorized, unofficial; casual, easygoing, familiar, free and easy, lax, loose, offhand, relaxed, ultracasualNear Antonyms of heterodox correct, decorous, proper; constrained, inhibited, restrained, rigid, stiff, stuffy, uptightAntonyms of heterodox ceremonial, ceremonious, conventional, formal, orthodox, regular, routine


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