orthodoxy

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or·tho·dox·y

 (ôr′thə-dŏk′sē)
n. pl. or·tho·dox·ies
1. The quality or state of being orthodox.
2. Orthodox practice, custom, or belief.
3. Orthodoxy
a. The beliefs and practices of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
b. Orthodox Judaism.

orthodoxy

(ˈɔːθəˌdɒksɪ)
n, pl -doxies
1. orthodox belief or practice
2. the quality of being orthodox

or•tho•dox•y

(ˈɔr θəˌdɒk si)

n., pl. -dox•ies.
1. orthodox belief or practice.
2. the state or quality of being orthodox.
[1620–30; < Late Latin orthodoxia < Greek orthodoxía right opinion]

orthodoxy

the condition, quality, or practice of conforming, especially in religious belief. — orthodox, adj.
See also: Religion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orthodoxy - the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)
unoriginality - the quality of being unoriginal
conventionalism, conventionality, convention - orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional
traditionalism, traditionality - strict adherence to traditional methods or teachings
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
heterodoxy, unorthodoxy - the quality of being unorthodox
2.orthodoxy - a belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards
orientation - an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
conformism, conformity - orthodoxy in thoughts and belief
heresy, heterodoxy, unorthodoxy - any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position

orthodoxy

Translations

orthodoxy

[ˈɔːθədɒksɪ] Nortodoxia f

orthodoxy

[ˈɔːrθədɒksi] n
(= accepted view) → orthodoxie f
These ideas became the new orthodoxy → Ces idées sont devenues la nouvelle orthodoxie.
(= conservatism, traditionalism) → orthodoxie f
a return to political orthodoxy → un retour à l'orthodoxie politique

orthodoxy

n
(fig)Konventionalität f; (of view, method, approach etc) → Orthodoxie f
(= orthodox belief, practice etc)orthodoxe Konvention

orthodoxy

[ˈɔːθəˌdɒksɪ] nortodossia
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