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orthodox

or·tho·dox

orthodox

 
pronunciation:
or th daks
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of, having to do with, or following what is believed or practiced by most other people.
She educated her children at home because she doesn't agree with the orthodox view of education.
synonyms:
conservative, conventional, traditional
antonyms:
eccentric, erratic
similar words:
customary, established, proper, recognized, routine, standard
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  belief, religion
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The word orthodox contains the following parts:
dox, dogma Greek root that means opinion, belief
ortho Greek root that means straight, vertical, perpendicular; correct