heterodoxy

[ het-er-uh-dok-see ]
/ ˈhɛt ər əˌdɒk si /

noun, plural het·er·o·dox·ies.

heterodox state or quality.
a heterodox opinion, view, etc.

Origin of heterodoxy

From the Greek word heterodoxía, dating back to 1645–55. See heterodox, -y3
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heterodoxy


n.

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

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