HyperDic: heresy

English > 2 senses of the word heresy:
NOUNcognitionheresy, unorthodoxy, heterodoxyany opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
cognitionheresy, unorthodoxya belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
heresy > pronunciation
Soundshheh'rahsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > heresy: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAny opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position.
Synonymsunorthodoxy, heterodoxy
NarrowericonoclasmThe orientation of an iconoclast / iconoclast
nonconformity, nonconformism, nonconformanceA lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs
BroaderorientationAn integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
OppositeorthodoxyA belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards
Spanishherejía, heterodoxia
Catalanheretgia, heterodòxia
Adjectiveshereticalcharacterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
English > heresy: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion.
Synonymunorthodoxy
NarrowerAlbigensianism, CatharismA Christian movement considered to be a medieval descendant of Manichaeism in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries
Arianismheretical doctrine taught by Arius that asserted the radical primacy of the Father over the Son
DocetismThe heretical doctrine (associated with the Gnostics) that Jesus had no human body and his sufferings and death on the cross were apparent rather than real
GnosticismA religious orientation advocating gnosis as the way to release a person's spiritual element
MarcionismThe Christian heresy / heresy of the 2nd and 3rd centuries that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human
MonophysitismA Christian heresy / heresy of the 5th and 6th centuries that challenged the orthodox definition of the two natures (human and divine) in Jesus and instead believed there was a single divine nature
MonothelitismThe theological doctrine that Christ had only one will even though he had two natures (human and divine)
NestorianismThe theological doctrine (named after Nestorius) that Christ is both the son of God and the man Jesus (which is opposed to Roman Catholic doctrine that Christ is fully God)
PelagianismThe theological doctrine put forward by Pelagius which denied original sin and affirmed the ability of humans to be righteous
ZurvanismA heretical Zoroastrian doctrine holding that Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe and that both Ahura Mazda and Ahriman were Zurvan's offspring
tritheism(Christianity) the heretical belief that the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit are three separate gods
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
Spanishherejía
Adjectiveshereticalcharacterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

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