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unheretical Line breaks: un|her¦et¦ic¦al
Pronunciation: /ʌnhɪˈrɛtɪk(ə)l/

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Definition of unheretical in English:


Not heretical; orthodox.
Example sentences
  • To the alchemist there was no such thing as heresy, while to the Church there was no such thing as an unheretical alchemist.
  • The only heresies he actually mentions are so unheretical that Colet is clearly well within the doctrinal framework of the traditional church.
  • It may have been impertinent but it was surely unheretical to raise the question again in this nuanced way.

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