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heterodox

[het-er-uh-doks] /ˈhɛt ər əˌdɒks/
adjective
1.
not in accordance with established or accepted doctrines or opinions, especially in theology; unorthodox.
2.
holding unorthodox doctrines or opinions.
Origin of heterodox
1610-1620
1610-20; < Greek heteródoxos of another opinion, equivalent to hetero- hetero- + dóx(a) opinion (Compare dokeîn to think, suppose) + -os adj. suffix
Related forms
heterodoxly, adverb
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heterodox

/ˈhɛtərəʊˌdɒks/
adjective
1.
at variance with established, orthodox, or accepted doctrines or beliefs
2.
holding unorthodox opinions
Derived Forms
heterodoxy, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Greek heterodoxos holding another opinion, from hetero- + doxa opinion
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Word Origin and History for heterodox
adj.

1630s, from Greek heterodoxos, from heteros "the other" (see hetero-) + doxa "opinion," from dokein "to appear, seem, think" (see decent).

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