Het"er*o*dox (?), a. [Gr. ; other + opinion; cf. F. h'et'erodoxe.]

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.

 

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Het"er*o*dox, n.

An opinion opposed to some accepted standard.

[Obs.]

Sir T. Browne.

 

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