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unorthodoxy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n unorthodoxy the quality of being unorthodox
    • n unorthodoxy a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
    • n unorthodoxy any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n unorthodoxy The state or quality of being unorthodox; unsoundness in faith; heterodoxy; heresy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Unorthodoxy heterodoxy, heresy
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Usage

In literature:

It is also, by federal standards, an organization of great unorthodoxy.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
They have been admired because they concealed their essential conventionality under a slight perfume of unorthodoxy.
"At Large" by Arthur Christopher Benson
Then Paul tried the survivors for unorthodoxy.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)" by John Addington Symonds
Frederick's unorthodoxy proved no drawback to his intellectual influence.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III." by John Symonds
Frederick's unorthodoxy proved no drawback to his intellectual influence.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
But then for a groat Brown would have proved Barbara Villiers a virgin, and taxed Torquemada with unorthodoxy.
"The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6)" by Aphra Behn
Here was the quintessence of unorthodoxy in the very home of Walkingshaw & Gilliflower!
"The Prodigal Father" by J. Storer Clouston
He was, however, banished for unorthodoxy and died at Lampsacus aged 72.
"The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura" by Lucius Apuleius
And yet there was no unorthodoxy in his methods of research; he imposed strict conditions of experimental control.
"Mountain Meditations" by L. Lind-af-Hageby
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" by James J. Walsh
But unorthodoxy in the realm of politics is still frowned upon.
"The Coming of Coal" by Robert W. Bruere
To cap all this unorthodoxy, the Wends make the Creator call after Judas that he is forgiven.
"Odd Bits of History" by Henry W. Wolff
Because, if both orthodoxy and unorthodoxy go wrong, what is a poor human woman to do?
"Mrs. Maxon Protests" by Anthony Hope
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In news:

A Master Who Can Perceive Unorthodoxy in the Ordinary.
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