[awr-thuh-prak-see] /ˈɔr θəˌpræk si/
correctness or orthodoxy of action or practice.
(theol) the belief that right action is as important as religious faith
1840, from ortho- + Greek praxis “a doing, action, performance” (see praxis).
Errata — Page 263, line 9 from bottom, for ‘orthodoxy’ read orthopraxy. This is a new coin from the mint of Dr. [Andrew] Wylie [of Bloomington College, Indiana], at least I have not before noticed it. Its etymology places it in a just contrast with orthodoxy: for if that consecrated word indicates thinking right, orthopraxy will legitimately import doing right, and hence, as Mr. Wylie says, orthopraxy in the last dread day will pass the divine ordeal incomparably better than orthodoxy. O! that a zeal for orthopraxy would transcend the zeal for orthodoxy! [“The Millennial Harbinger,” vol. IV, no. VIII, Bethany, Va., August 1840]
[awr-thoh-si-kahy-uh-tree, -sahy-] /ˌɔr θoʊ sɪˈkaɪ ə tri, -saɪ-/ noun 1. an approach to concerned with the study and treatment of behavioral disorders, especially of young people. /ˌɔːθəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ/ noun 1. the study and treatment of mental disorders with emphasis on prevention during childhood orthopsychiatry or·tho·psy·chi·a·try (ôr’thō-sĭ-kī’ə-trē, -sī-) n. The psychiatric study, treatment, and prevention of emotional […]
/ˈɔːθɒptə/ noun 1. another name for ornithopter
[awr-thop-ter-uh n] /ɔrˈθɒp tər ən/ adjective 1. . noun 2. an insect. /ɔːˈθɒptərən/ noun (pl) -terans 1. Also orthopteron, (pl) -tera (-tərə). any orthopterous insect adjective 2. another word for orthopterous
[awr-thop-tuh-ron, -ter-uh n] /ɔrˈθɒp təˌrɒn, -tər ən/ noun, plural orthoptera [awr-thop-ter-uh] /ɔrˈθɒp tər ə/ (Show IPA) 1. an orthopterous insect.