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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heterodox  \Het"er*o*dox\,  n. 
  An  opinion  opposed  to  some  accepted  standard.  [Obs.]  --Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heterodox  \Het"er*o*dox\,  a.  [Gr.  ?;  ?  other  +  ?  opinion;  cf  F. 
  h['e]t['e]rodoxe.] 
  1.  Contrary  to  or  differing  from  some  acknowledged 
  standard,  as  the  Bible,  the  creed  of  a  church,  the  decree 
  of  a  council,  and  the  like  not  orthodox;  heretical;  -- 
  said  of  opinions,  doctrines,  books,  etc.,  esp.  upon 
  theological  subjects. 
 
  Raw  and  indigested,  heterodox,  preaching.  --Strype. 
 
  2.  Holding  heterodox  opinions,  or  doctrines  not  orthodox; 
  heretical;  --  said  of  persons.  --Macaulay.  -- 
  {Het"er*o*dox`ly},  adv  --  {Het"er*o*dox`ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heterodox 
  adj  :  characterized  by  departure  from  accepted  beliefs  or 
  standards  [syn:  {dissident},  {heretical}] 




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