Definition of heresy in English:

heresy

Line breaks: her¦esy
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛrɪsi
 
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noun (plural heresies)

[mass noun]

Origin

Middle English: from Old French heresie, based on Latin haeresis, from Greek hairesis 'choice' (in ecclesiastical Greek 'heretical sect'), from haireomai 'choose'.

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