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he·ret·i·cal

 (hə-rĕt′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to heresy or heretics.
2. Characterized by, revealing, or approaching departure from established beliefs or standards.

he·ret′i·cal·ly adv.

he•ret•i•cal

(həˈrɛt ɪ kəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of heretics or heresy.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin]
he•ret′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heretical - characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
unorthodox - breaking with convention or tradition; "an unorthodox lifestyle"

heretical

adjective
1. controversial, unorthodox, revisionist, freethinking I made a heretical suggestion.
2. unorthodox, revisionist, iconoclastic, heterodox, impious, idolatrous, schismatic, freethinking The Church regards spirit mediums as heretical.
Translations
هَرْطَقي، بِدَعي
kacířský
kættersk
villutrúar-
kacírsky

heretical

[hɪˈretɪkəl] ADJherético

heretical

[hɪˈrɛtɪkəl] adj
(RELIGION)hérétique
(fig) [opinion] → hérétique

heretical

adjketzerisch, häretisch (spec)

heretical

[hɪˈrɛtɪkl] adjeretico/a

heresy

(ˈherəsi) noun
(the holding or teaching of) an (especially religious) opinion which differs from the official opinion.
ˈheretic (-tik) noun
a person who holds or teaches such an opinion.
heretical (həˈretikl) adjective
References in classic literature ?
But, after all, what worked most to the young carpenter's disadvantage was, first, the reserve and sternness of his natural disposition, and next, the fact of his not being a church-communicant, and the suspicion of his holding heretical tenets in matters of religion and polity.
The tale was told of old Brouwer, a most heretical disbeliever in ghosts, how he met the Horseman returning from his foray into Sleepy Hollow, and was obliged to get up behind him; how they galloped over bush and brake, over hill and swamp, until they reached the bridge; when the Horseman suddenly turned into a skeleton, threw old Brouwer into the brook, and sprang away over the tree-tops with a clap of thunder.
But Dora's aunts soon agreed to regard my aunt as an eccentric and somewhat masculine lady, with a strong understanding; and although my aunt occasionally ruffled the feathers of Dora's aunts, by expressing heretical opinions on various points of ceremony, she loved me too well not to sacrifice some of her little peculiarities to the general harmony.
Pelet would probably have greeted him with a public rebuke, and would certainly have mulcted him both of soup and fish; as it was, that polite though partial gentleman only shook his head, and as I took my place, unrolled my napkin, and said my heretical grace to myself, he civilly despatched a servant to the kitchen, to bring me a plate of "puree aux carottes" (for this was a maigre-day), and before sending away the first course, reserved for me a portion of the stock-fish of which it consisted.
Until lately, the bare supposition of such a thing was considered heretical.
Andeus, a Syrian of Mesopotamia, was condemned for the opinion, as heretical.
The wave of rebellion swept over me in an instant, beginning with an heretical doubt as to the sanctity of the established order of things--that fetish which has ruled Pan-Americans for two centuries, and which is based upon a blind faith in the infallibility of the prescience of the long-dead framers of the articles of Pan-American federation--and ending in an adamantine determination to defend my honor and my life to the last ditch against the blind and senseless regulation which assumed the synonymity of misfortune and treason.
It IS considered rather heretical in some quarters," admitted Gilbert, "but I told you that before you took it, Miss Cornelia.
When examined at a later date, there appeared to be nothing heretical in the wording of the text, some authors even went so far as to deny that the heretical propositions had any real existence.
The master of it is brother to the great preacher Whitefield; but is absolutely untainted with the pernicious principles of Methodism, or of any other heretical sect.
In the mean time, it became necessary to report to Don Augustin, the effects his arguments and prayers had produced on the heretical disposition of the young soldier.
One of these, is the State Hospital for the insane; admirably conducted on those enlightened principles of conciliation and kindness, which twenty years ago would have been worse than heretical, and which have been acted upon with so much success in our own pauper Asylum at Hanwell.