- orthodox belief or practice.
- orthodox character.
Origin of orthodoxy
Examples from the Web for unorthodoxy
He was, however, banished for unorthodoxy and died at Lampsacus aged 72.The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura
But unorthodoxy in the realm of politics is still frowned upon.The Coming of Coal
Robert W. Bruere
The association of the name of Copernicus with that of Galileo has always cast an air of unorthodoxy about the great astronomer.Catholic Churchmen in Science
James J. Walsh
Because, if both orthodoxy and unorthodoxy go wrong, what is a poor human woman to do?Mrs. Maxon Protests
From this it would seem that heresy and unorthodoxy had already made its appearance in the diocese.Irish Witchcraft and Demonology
St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour
- orthodox belief or practice
- the quality of being orthodox
Word Origin and History for unorthodoxy
1620s, from French orthodoxie and directly from Late Latin orthodoxia, from late Greek orthodoxia "right opinion," noun of quality from orthodoxos (see orthodox).