Heterodox Het"er*o*dox, a. [Gr. ?; ? other + ? opinion; cf. F. h['e]t['e]rodoxe.] 1. Contrary to, or differing from, some acknowledged standard, as the Bible, the creed of a church, the decree of a council, and the like; not orthodox; heretical; -- said of opinions, doctrines, books, etc., esp. upon theological subjects. [1913 Webster]

Raw and indigested, heterodox, preaching. --Strype. [1913 Webster]

2. Holding heterodox opinions, or doctrines not orthodox; heretical; -- said of persons. --Macaulay. -- {Het"er*o*dox`ly}, adv. -- {Het"er*o*dox`ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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