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orthodoxy

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CIDE DICTIONARY

orthodoxyn. [Gr. : cf. F. orthodoxie. See Orthodox.].
  •  Soundness of faith; a belief in the doctrines taught in the Scriptures, or in some established standard of faith; -- opposed to heterodoxy or to heresy.  [1913 Webster]
    "Basil himself bears full and clear testimony to Gregory's orthodoxy."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Consonance to genuine Scriptural doctrines; -- said of moral doctrines and beliefs; as, the orthodoxy of a creed.  [1913 Webster]
  •  By extension, said of any generally accepted doctrine or belief; the orthodox practice or belief.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

orthodoxy, n. (pl. -ies)
1 the state of being orthodox.
2 a the orthodox practice of Judaism. b the body of orthodox Jews.
3 esp. Relig. an authorized or generally accepted theory, doctrine, etc.

Etymology
LL orthodoxia f. late Gk orthodoxia sound doctrine (as ORTHODOX)

THESAURUS

orthodoxy

accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptation, adaption, adjustment, agreement, belief, compliance, conformance, conformation other-direction, conformity, congruity, consistency, conventionality, correspondence, credo, creed, doctrine, faith, firmness, flexibility, fundamentalism, hardness, harmony, impliability, inexorability, inflexibility, keeping, line, malleability, obduracy, obdurateness, obedience, observance, obstinacy, pliancy, precisianism, purism, puritanism, reconcilement, reconciliation, relentlessness, religion, religious belief, religious faith, rigidity, rigidness, rigor, rigorousness, stiffness, strictness, stubbornness, system of beliefs, teaching, theology, tradition, traditionalism, unbendingness, uncompromisingness, uniformity, unrelentingness, unyieldingness

ROGET THESAURUS

orthodoxy

Orthodoxy

N orthodoxy, strictness, soundness, religious truth, true faith, truth, soundness of doctrine, Christianity, Christianism, Catholicism, Catholicity, the faith once delivered to the saints, hyperorthodoxy, iconoclasm, The Church, Catholic Church, Universal Church, Apostolic Church, Established Church, temple of the Holy Ghost, Church of Christ, body of Christ, members of Christ, disciples of Christ, followers of Christ, Christian, Christian community, true believer, canonist, Christendom, collective body of Christians, canons, thirty nine articles, Apostles' Creed, Nicene Creed, Athanasian Creed, Church Catechism, textuary, orthodox, sound, strick, faithful, catholic, schismless, Christian, evangelical, scriptural, divine, monotheistic, true, of the true faith.

Truth

N truth, fact, reality, plain fact, plain matter of fact, nature, truth, verity, gospel, gospel truth, God's honest truth, orthodoxy, authenticity, veracity, correctness, correctitude, accuracy, exactitude, exactness, preciseness, precision, delicacy, rigor, mathematical precision, punctuality, clockwork precision, conformity to rule, nicety, orthology, ipsissima verba, realism, plain truth, honest truth, sober truth, naked truth, unalloyed truth, unqualified truth, stern truth, exact truth, intrinsic truth, nuda veritas, the very thing, not an illusion, real Simon Pure, unvarnished tale, unvarnished truth, the truth the whole truth and nothing but the trut, just the thing, real, actual, veritable, true, right, correct, certain, substantially true, categorically true, definitively true, true to the letter, true as gospel, unimpeachable, veracious, unreconfuted, unconfuted, unideal, unimagined, realistic, exact, accurate, definite, precise, well-defined, just, just so, so, strict, severe, close, literal, rigid, rigorous, scrupulous, religiously exact, punctual, mathematical, scientific, faithful, constant, unerring, curious, particular, nice, delicate, fine, clean-cut, clear-cut, verified, empirically true, experimentally verified, substantiated, proven (demonstrated), rigorously true, unquestionably true, true by definition, genuine, authentic, legitimate, orthodox, official, ex officio, pure, natural, sound, sterling, unsophisticated, unadulterated, unvarnished, unalloyed, uncolored, in its true colors, pukka, well-grounded, well founded, solid, substantial, tangible, valid, undistorted, undisguised, unaffected, unexaggerated, unromantic, unflattering, truly, verily, indeed, really, in reality, with truth, certainly, actually, in effect, exactly, ad amussim, verbatim, verbatim et literatim, word for word, literally, literatim, totidem vervis, sic, to the letter, chapter and verse, ipsissimis verbis, ad unguem, to an inch, to a nicety, to a hair, to a tittle, to a turn, to a T, au pied de la lettre, neither more nor less, in every respect, in all respects, sous tous les rapports, at any rate, at all events, strictly speaking, the truth is, the fact is, rem acu tetigisti, en suivant la verite, ex facto jus oritur, la verita e figlia del empo, locos y ninos dicen la verdad, crazy people and children tell the truth, nihil est veritatis luce dulcius, veritas nunquam perit, veritatem dies aperit, the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, just the facts, ma'am, just the facts.


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