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orthodoxy

or·tho·dox·y

orthodoxy

 
pronunciation:
or th dak si
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: orthodoxies
definition 1: the condition or quality of being orthodox.
synonyms:
conventionality
antonyms:
heterodoxy
similar words:
conservatism, fundamentalism, literalism, obduracy, purism, strictness
definition 2: an orthodox belief or practice.
He questioned the orthodoxies of his field and conducted experiments to test long-held assumptions.The sect rejected many of the orthodoxies of the established religion.
synonyms:
conventionality
antonyms:
heterodoxy
similar words:
belief, canon, creed, custom, doctrine, dogma, religion, tradition
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