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[het-er-uh-doks] /ˈhɛt ər əˌdɒks/

not in accordance with established or accepted doctrines or opinions, especially in theology; unorthodox.
holding unorthodox doctrines or opinions.
at variance with established, orthodox, or accepted doctrines or beliefs
holding unorthodox opinions

1630s, from Greek heterodoxos, from heteros “the other” (see hetero-) + doxa “opinion,” from dokein “to appear, seem, think” (see decent).


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