Definition of orthodox in English:
- Instead of joining forces with the best of these traditions, orthodox medical practitioners have either ignored them or denounced their practitioners as quacks.
- I now accepted the orthodox Christian doctrine of Creation.
- The fundamentalist is always trying to conform his or her experience to his or her orthodox belief, to his or her fundamentalism.
- Sethu remembers her mother-in-law as an orthodox person who managed to run the house with very little money.
- Yes, she is thoroughly orthodox, but her concern for truth is far deeper than mere orthodoxy and harmony with tradition.
- But, as Koerner amply demonstrates, Linnaeus was scarcely an orthodox thinker in any realm.
- One aspect of these changes was the weakening of the orthodox heterosexual double standard.
- The patients in this study underwent allergic testing according to standards of orthodox medicine.
- Not much about Grimaud's career has been predictable or orthodox.
- Our world offers things that both accelerate and impede our jobs as Orthodox Jews.
- You were shocked only due to a lack of knowledge of a widespread practice among Orthodox Jews.
- Do they apply only to Orthodox Jews, all Jews, part of humankind or all of humanity?
- Ben is now the pastor emeritus of the Orthodox Christian Reformed Church of Cambridge Ontario.
- On the basis of this principle, an approach to the Anglican and the Orthodox churches has been sought.
- Today, the World Council of Churches also represents Eastern Orthodox Churches.
- orthodoxly adverb
- Example sentences
- The way the concept of competition is orthodoxly used, you'd think it meant fairness rather than win at any cost.
- Both have theologies radically immersed in the gospel and in life at its darkest points, and are orthodoxly Christian in ways which show Christian orthodoxy to be anything but comfortable.
- Play was suspended by the weather at one-set all and when they reappeared the next day White was more orthodoxly dressed.
Late Middle English: from Greek orthodoxos (probably via ecclesiastical Latin), from orthos 'straight or right' + doxa 'opinion'.
paradox from mid 16th century:
Originally a paradox was a statement contrary to accepted opinion. It came into English via late Latin from Greek paradoxon ‘contrary (opinion)’, formed from elements para- ‘distinct from’ and doxa ‘opinion’, found also in orthodox (Late Middle English), where it is combined with orthos ‘straight, right’.
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