heresy meaning

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Noun: heresy  herisee
  1. Any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
    - unorthodoxy, heterodoxy 
  2. A belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
    - unorthodoxy

Derived forms: heresies

See also: heretical

Type of: cognitive content, content, mental object, orientation

Encyclopedia: Heresy


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  1. he is spreading this heresy everywhere.
  2. his blasphemies and heresies are on record.
  3. continence is the foe of heresy.
  4. heresy, gentlemen, heresy is the charge we have to try.
  5. the dillon of that day recoiled from such heresies as country planning.

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