[huh-ree-zee-ol-uh-jist, -see-, her-uh-see-] /həˌri ziˈɒl ə dʒɪst, -si-, ˌhɛr ə si-/
a person who studies or writes about .
/ˌhɛrəsˈθɛtɪk/ noun 1. a political strategy by which a person or group sets or manipulates the context and structure of a decision-making process in order to win or be more likely to win
[her-uh-see] /ˈhɛr ə si/ noun, plural heresies. 1. opinion or doctrine at variance with the orthodox or accepted doctrine, especially of a church or religious system. 2. the maintaining of such an opinion or doctrine. 3. Roman Catholic Church. the willful and persistent rejection of any article of faith by a baptized member of the […]
[noun her-i-tik; adjective her-i-tik, huh-ret-ik] /noun ˈhɛr ɪ tɪk; adjective ˈhɛr ɪ tɪk, həˈrɛt ɪk/ noun 1. a professed believer who maintains religious opinions contrary to those accepted by his or her church or rejects doctrines prescribed by that church. 2. Roman Catholic Church. a baptized Roman Catholic who willfully and persistently rejects any article […]
[huh-ret-i-kuh l] /həˈrɛt ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of heretics or . adj. early 15c., from Middle French eretical and directly from Medieval Latin haereticalis, from haereticus (see heretic).