Orthodoxy

Or"tho*dox`y

(?), n. [Gr. : cf. F. orthodoxie. See Orthodox.] 1. 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.
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Basil himself bears full and clear testimony to Gregory's orthodoxy.
Waterland.
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2. Consonance to genuine Scriptural doctrines; -- said of moral doctrines and beliefs; as, the orthodoxy of a creed.
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3. By extension, said of any generally accepted doctrine or belief; the orthodox practice or belief.
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