Vocabulary Word

Unit 3 Word 3- Heterodox


Heterodox /ˈhɛtərədɒks/ Not in agreement with accepted beliefs.

Holding unorthodox opinions.

Part of Speech



1) Unorthodox

2) Unconventional

3) Nonconformist


1) Orthodox

2) Conventional

3) Traditional

Two Original Sentences

1) The heterodox minister preached his beliefs in an nontraditional, less rigid way.

2) Billy was treated as an outcast due to his heterodox beliefs in the socially conservative society.

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A photo of Copernicus, who was the first to say that the sun was at the center of the solar system, not the Earth.
Galileo vs The Church
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Galileo's heterodox ideas concerning science and the Church

By Vittal Bhat