noun, plural or·tho·dox·ies for 1.
Origin of orthodoxy
Examples from the Web for orthodoxy
In short, Italy's Orthodox Judaism, once so unique, has now become very similar to Israeli-style orthodoxy.
For centuries Italy's Jewish community, which dates back to ancient Roman times, followed its own brand of orthodoxy.
Such an open attitude is not only important for non-Orthodox Jewry, but ultimately for Orthodoxy as well.
If the Millennials challenge Reaganite orthodoxy, they will likely challenge Clintonian orthodoxy, too.
The face of Orthodox rabbinic leadership is about to transform and, with it, the experience of orthodoxy itself.
Five years later he became private teacher in the University, at which time he belonged to Hegelian school of orthodoxy.
He cannot be pressed into a mould of orthodoxy, and so in the end—But it cannot be the end.The Diary of a Saint|Arlo Bates
Orthodoxy seeks to guide men by authority, mottoes, and texts.Handbook of Freethought|Various
It was not only in his book, but in his mind, that orthodoxy was united with charity.The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes|Samuel Johnson
To this result the conversion to orthodoxy of the Maxfield family may have contributed.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for orthodoxy
noun plural -doxies
Word Origin and History for orthodoxy
1620s, from French orthodoxie and directly from Late Latin orthodoxia, from late Greek orthodoxia "right opinion," noun of quality from orthodoxos (see orthodox).