Orthodoxy definition

ôrthə-dŏksē
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Orthodox practice, custom, or belief.
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The beliefs and practices of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
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Orthodox Judaism.
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The quality or fact of being orthodox.
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Correctness in doctrine and belief.
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Conformity to established and accepted beliefs (usually of religions).
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The beliefs and practices of the Eastern Orthodox Church; i.e. Greek Orthodox Church, Romanian Orthodox Church, Russian Orthodox Church, Serbian Orthodox Church, or of Orthodox Judaism.
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The quality or state of being orthodox.
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An orthodox belief, doctrine, custom, etc.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
orthodoxy
Plural:
orthodoxies

Origin of orthodoxy

  • From Ancient Greek ὀρθοδοξία (orthodoksia), from ὀρθός (orthos, “correct") + δόξα (doxa, “way, opinion").

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