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neoorthodox

or ne·o-or·tho·dox

[ nee-oh-awr-thuh-doks ]
/ ˌni oʊˈɔr θəˌdɒks /
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adjective

adhering to the principles of neoorthodoxy.
advocating a return to older, proven methods or institutions.

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Origin of neoorthodox

First recorded in 1955–60; neo- + orthodox
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