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Word: heterodox

Definition: (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional


Sentences Containing 'heterodox'

Different from the Parthian rulers, who were northern Iranians following Mithraism and Zoroastrianism and speaking Pahlavi dialect, the Sassanids intensified nationalism and established a state-sponsored Zoroastrian church which often suppressed dissident factions and heterodox views.
Schoenberg again conducted the piece, as part of the famed Skandalkonzert in 1913, in which the heterodox tonalities of Schoenberg's Symphony and, more so, of his student Alban Berg's works incited the attendees to riot in protest and prematurely end the concert.
The term implied behavior that was not only immoral, but also heterodox, being beyond the limits of religious orthodoxy.
They tampered with his writings, hoping thus to involve him in heterodox statements (Facund.

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