- not in accordance with established or accepted doctrines or opinions, especially in theology; unorthodox.
- holding unorthodox doctrines or opinions.
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Contemporary Examples of heterodox
A couple hundred years ago, of course, the church or state could have just crushed such a heterodox movement.America’s Fastest Growing Death Holiday Is From Mexico
November 1, 2014
McGibney is the first to acknowledge that his anti-bullying approach is heterodox.The Bully Waging War Against Bullies
October 10, 2013
More than many, he understood the electoral attractions of a heterodox Democratic party.America's Prime Minister
September 28, 2010
He reminds me a bit of George Allen, but more moderate, cosmopolitan, and heterodox.Scarborough for President
September 8, 2009
Historical Examples of heterodox
As the years rolled on he became more "heterodox" than ever.History of the Moravian Church
J. E. Hutton
Emma begged her to remember her heterodox views of the education for girls.Diana of the Crossways, Complete
There is nothing novel nor heterodox in the notion that thinking is instrumental.Essays in Experimental Logic
The heterodox nature of the Russian faith is not a nullification of it.Russia: Its People and Its Literature
Emilia Pardo Bazán
This is the last fortress into which heterodox philosophy has fled.
- at variance with established, orthodox, or accepted doctrines or beliefs
- holding unorthodox opinions