orthodox


orthodox
01. She has rather [orthodox] ideas, and we want someone who is a bit more creative and original.
02. The party leader's [orthodox] views are failing to attract new, younger voters.
03. His [unorthodox] playing style often fools his opponents.
04. Many alternative therapies which were once dismissed by the medical profession are now a part of [orthodox] treatment.
05. There is an old couple in our building who are [Orthodox] Jews, and they follow all the rules and regulations of their religion very closely.
06. We visited a beautiful [Orthodox] Greek church during our visit to the city.
07. His ideas, which were long considered strange and unworkable, are now an important part of the new [orthodoxy].
08. Economic difficulties in some of the formerly Communist East European countries has resulted in a limited return to Marxist [orthodoxy] among small numbers of the population.
09. His family follows [orthodox] Muslim teaching, so they are very upset that he has been drinking alcohol.
10. He has very [orthodox] tastes in art and detests anything new or different.
11. Her [unorthodox] methods tend to generate a great deal of discussion.
12. According to [orthodox] economic theory, prices generally increase with demand.
13. Author Mark Twain was famous for his rebellion against the [orthodox] religion and morals of his time.
14. The author's [unorthodox] writing style has drawn a lot of attention, both negative and positive.
15. Walter Lippmann once suggested that men who are [orthodox] when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(in religious opinions),


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  • orthodox — orthodox …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Orthodox — Or tho*dox, a. [L. orthodoxus, Gr. orqo doxos; orqo s right, true + do xa opinion, dokei^n to think, seem; cf. F. orthodoxe. See {Ortho }, {Dogma}.] 1. Sound in opinion or doctrine, especially in religious doctrine; hence, holding the Christian… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orthodox — ► ADJECTIVE 1) conforming with traditional or generally accepted beliefs. 2) conventional; normal. 3) (Orthodox) relating to Orthodox Judaism or the Orthodox Church. DERIVATIVES orthodoxly adverb. ORIGIN Greek orthodoxos, from doxa opinion …   English terms dictionary

  • orthodox — [ôr′thə däks΄] adj. [< Fr or LL: Fr orthodoxe < LL orthōdoxus < LGr(Ec) orthodoxos, orthodox (in religion) < Gr orthos (see ORTHO ) + doxa, opinion < dokein, to think: see DECENT] 1. conforming to the usual beliefs or established… …   English World dictionary

  • orthodox — UK US /ˈɔːθədɒks/ adjective ► traditional, and accepted by most people: »Orthodox economic theory has failed to explain the role of technological change in society. »orthodox strategies for socio economic development in developing countries →… …   Financial and business terms

  • orthodox — Adj std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. orthodoxus rechtgläubig , dieses aus gr. orthódoxos, zu gr. orthós richtig, recht, gerecht und gr. dóxa Meinung, Glaube , weiter zu gr. dokeĩn glauben, meinen , das mit l. docēre lehren, unterrichten …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Orthodox — Órthodóx, S. Rechtgläubig …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Orthodox — Orthodox, rechtgläubig, altgläubig, streng in Auslegung und Anwendung von hergebrachten Grundsätzen und Lehren, besonders in Religionssachen. B–l …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • orthodox — I adjective accepting, according to custom, according to regulation, according to rule, according to the book, accustomed, acknowledged, approved, believing, bound by convention, canonical, common, commonplace, compliant, conformable, conforming …   Law dictionary

  • orthodox — 1580s, from L.L. orthodoxus, from Gk. orthodoxos having the right opinion, from orthos right, true, straight (see ORTHO (Cf. ortho )) + doxa opinion, praise, from dokein to seem, from PIE root *dek to take, accept (see DECENT (C …   Etymology dictionary

  • orthodox — »rechtgläubig, strenggläubig; der strengen Lehrmeinung gemäß; der herkömmlichen Anschauung entsprechend«, auch übertragen gebraucht im Sinne von »starr, unnachgiebig«: Das Adjektiv wurde im 16. Jh. aus spätlat. orthodoxus entlehnt, das… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch