ortho doxy

orthodoxy

[awr-thuh-dok-see]
noun, plural orthodoxies for 1.
1.
orthodox belief or practice.
2.
orthodox character.

Origin:
1620–30; < Late Latin orthodoxia < Greek orthodoxía right opinion, equivalent to orthódox(os) (see orthodox) + -ia -y3

antiorthodoxy, noun
hyperorthodoxy, noun
pro-orthodoxy, adjective
unorthodoxy, noun, plural unorthodoxies.
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orthodoxy (ˈɔːθəˌdɒksɪ)
 
n , pl -doxies
1.  orthodox belief or practice
2.  the quality of being orthodox

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orthodoxy
1620s, from Gk. orthodoxia, from orthodoxos (see orthodox).
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