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heterodox

het·er·o·dox

heterodox

 
 
pronunciation:
he t r daks
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: deviating from an officially approved belief or doctrine, esp. in religion.
Once her heterodox views on global warming came to light, she was viewed warily by the more conformist members of her circle.
antonyms:
orthodox
definition 2: holding such deviating beliefs or opinions.
antonyms:
orthodox
Word Parts
The word heterodox contains the following parts:
dox, dogma Greek root that means opinion, belief
hetero Greek root that means different, other
synonyms:
ali, allo, all
antonyms:
homo, homeo, omal, iso-