- of, relating to, or designating the Eastern Church, especially the Greek Orthodox Church.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Orthodox Jews or Orthodox Judaism.
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How to use orthodox in a sentence
I think the minute you say something even slightly off accepted orthodox, they want you destroyed.
I write with Sacha and write ordinary scripted narrative comedy films as well, and it’s insane the amount of effort you put into writing a scene for an “orthodox” movie.Sacha Baron Cohen’s Partner in Crime Seizes the Spotlight|Marlow Stern|July 30, 2021|The Daily Beast
According to orthodox quantum theory, the cat is neither dead nor alive until we open the box and observe the system.Is Reality a Game of Quantum Mirrors? A New Theory Suggests It Might Be|Peter Evans|June 30, 2021|Singularity Hub
This new form of populist, semi-authoritarian right is the political camp that has backed Netanyahu, along with ultra-orthodox parties.Even if the Ceasefire Holds, the Far-Right Will Dominate Israel's Future|Dahlia Scheindlin|May 21, 2021|Time
The gentleman was listed as Orthodox and kosher, which is way too religious for my friend whose JSwipe account I was test-driving.
Ben is not Orthodox or particularly committed to adhering to traditional Jewish laws.
I mean my background weighed heavily, because I was brought up in this orthodox way.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Certainly, other communities—ultra-Orthodox Jews, for example—are fretting about members who go online, and then astray.
Most Allentown residents of Syrian heritage are Orthodox Christians from the Wadi-al-Nasara region in western Homs province.
A burning controversy between the Averroists and the orthodox schoolmen.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Lady Maude sat alone in her room; the white robes upon her, the orthodox veil, meant to shade her fair face thrown back from it.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Each essays to think, appear and speak as nearly according to the orthodox standard of Womanhood as possible.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Or were they merely orthodox through a more uneven balancing of their qualities, the animal in abeyance?Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
I rather fear, major, that your method of comforting me is not what the missionary would call orthodox.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for orthodox (1 of 2)
Derived forms of orthodoxorthodoxly, adverb
Word Origin for orthodox
British Dictionary definitions for orthodox (2 of 2)
- of or relating to Orthodox Judaism
- (of an individual Jew) strict in the observance of Talmudic law and in personal devotions