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orthopraxy

[ awr-thuh-prak-see ]
/ ˈɔr θəˌpræk si /
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noun
correctness or orthodoxy of action or practice.
Medicine/Medical. orthopraxia.

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Origin of orthopraxy

First recorded in 1850–55; ortho- + prax(is) + -y3
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How to use orthopraxy in a sentence

  • And what is the good of all your orthodoxy unless the orthodoxy of creed issues in orthopraxy of conduct?

  • Associated words: orthopedy, orthopraxy, orthopedic, orthopedist.

    Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming

British Dictionary definitions for orthopraxy

orthopraxy
/ (ˈɔːθəˌpræksɪ) /

noun
theol the belief that right action is as important as religious faith

Word Origin for orthopraxy

from Greek orthos correct + praxis deed, action
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