- An example of orthodox is a person who abides by all religious doctrine.
- An example of orthodox is something that is in adherence with the strict traditions of the Jewish faith.
- An example of orthodox is behavior that fits in with society's accepted standards or norms.
- conforming to the usual beliefs or established doctrines, as in religion or politics; approved or conventional [orthodox ideas]; specif.,
- conforming to the Christian faith as formulated in the early ecumenical creeds and confessions
- [O-] strictly conforming to certain rites and traditions of Judaism as formulated by the Torah and Talmud
- [O-] designating or of any of the churches belonging to the Eastern Orthodox Church
Origin of orthodoxfrom French or LL: French orthodoxe from Late Latin orth?doxus from Ecclesiastical Late Greek orthodoxos, orthodox (in religion) from Classical Greek orthos (see ortho-) + doxa, opinion from dokein, to think: see decent
- Adhering to the accepted or traditional and established faith, especially in religion.
- Adhering to the Christian faith as expressed in the early Christian ecumenical creeds.
- Orthodox a. Of or relating to any of the churches or rites of the Eastern Orthodox Church.b. Of or relating to Orthodox Judaism.
- Adhering to what is commonly accepted, customary, or traditional: an orthodox view of world affairs.
- One that is orthodox.
- Orthodox A member of an Eastern Orthodox church.
Origin of orthodoxMiddle English orthodoxe from Old French from Late Latin orthodoxus from Late Greek orthodoxos Greek ortho- ortho- Greek doxa opinion ( from dokein to think ; see dek- in Indo-European roots.)
(comparative more orthodox, superlative most orthodox)
- Eastern Orthodox
- Greek Orthodox
- Russian Orthodox
- Serbian Orthodox
From Late Latin orthodoxus, from Ancient Greek á½€ÏÎ¸ÏŒÎ´Î¿Î¾Î¿Ï‚ (orthodoxos), from á½€ÏÎ¸ÏŒÏ‚ (orthos, “straight") + Î´ÏŒÎ¾Î± (doxa, “opinion").
- Pertaining to the rites of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Of or pertaining to Orthodox Judaism.