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synonyms for heretical

  • agnostic
  • apostate
  • atheistic
  • differing
  • disagreeing
  • dissenting
  • dissentive
  • dissident
  • freethinking
  • heterodox
  • iconoclastic
  • idolatrous
  • impious
  • infidel
  • misbelieving
  • miscreant
  • nonconformist
  • revisionist
  • schismatic
  • sectarian
  • skeptical
  • unbelieving

antonyms for heretical

MOST RELEVANT
  • orthodox
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How to use heretical in a sentence

That may not sound radical to today’s feminists, but in the field of evolutionary biology, such a pronouncement has long bordered on the heretical.
LUCY COOKE’S NEW BOOK ‘BITCH’ BUSTS MYTHS ABOUT FEMALE ANIMALSERIKA ENGELHAUPTJUNE 14, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
Some recruiters told would-be recruits that the state leaders had to be confronted because the state’s loyalty oath contained heretical ideas.
THE RISE AND FALL OF A DANGEROUS POLITICAL MOVEMENT IN REVOLUTIONARY AMERICABRENDAN MCCONVILLESEPTEMBER 28, 2021TIME
The idea of the Treasury borrowing hundreds of billions — or trillions — of dollars by selling long-term securities and in effect betting that interest rates will rise is heretical.
LONG-TERM BORROWING FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND OTHER NEEDS COULD BE A GREAT DEAL FOR TAXPAYERSALLAN SLOANJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the meantime the university had taken steps to ensure the suppression of heretical books.
A HISTORY OF THE CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESSS. C. ROBERTS
The Sorbonne declared, in the sixteenth century, that it was heretical to say that heretics ought not to be burned.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
Thus these various national churches, all called heretical by both Greeks and Latins, continued to exist under Turkish rule.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
Galling though the Irish laws were, they never went so far as to make the mere holding of heretical opinions criminal.
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Massachusetts had not yet renounced her designs upon the territories of the heretical Colony.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
Now when the others saw the care and attention of the priest, they said, "You have become a convert to his heretical opinions."
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
The whole valley is considered sacred, and hence strongly guarded against the pollution of any heretical evangelical influences.
SILVER CHIMES IN SYRIAW. S. NELSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HERETICAL

  • aberrant
  • anomalous
  • atypical
  • bent
  • devious
  • divergent
  • freaky
  • heretical
  • heteroclite
  • irregular
  • kinky
  • off-key
  • perverse
  • perverted
  • preternatural
  • queer
  • twisted
  • unorthodox
  • unrepresentative
  • untypical
  • variant
  • varying
  • wandering
  • wayward
  • weird
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