AskDefine | Define unorthodoxy

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1 any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position [syn: heterodoxy, heresy] [ant: orthodoxy]
2 a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion [syn: heresy]
3 the quality of being unorthodox [syn: heterodoxy] [ant: orthodoxy]

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