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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of following conventional standards (especially in religion); A belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards.

Usage examples (29)
  • The historical narrative which unfolds within this book presents a challenge to that accepted orthodoxy.
  • That is what you call orthodoxy -- the subjection of the many.
  • Can you guess what it might be, or does your invested faith in "orthodoxy" prevent you from seeing what you don't wish to see?
  • To accept an orthodoxy is always to inherit unresolved contradictions. for more
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