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heterodoxy

[het-er-uh-dok-see] /ˈhɛt ər əˌdɒk si/
noun, plural heterodoxies.
1.
heterodox state or quality.
2.
a heterodox opinion, view, etc.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Greek heterodoxía. See heterodox, -y3
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  • heterodoxy is not inherently instructive, accurate, or interesting.
Word Origin and History for heterodoxy
n.

1650s, from Greek heterodoxia "error of opinion," from heterodoxos (see heterodox).

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