heresy heresy  /ˈhɛ rə si/


  1. (n) any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
  2. (n) a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion



  • In some countries the might of the official machinery is brought over a person accused of heresy.


  • City Slang: From Hell and Heresy

    Detroit hardcore crew From Hell releases its Heresy album via Paper+Plastick Records on June 25. According to a press release, the record is “Of the heaviest caliber blackened D-beat power violence using unique atmospheric valleys within songs that carry a somber, bleak feeling right to the next wave of vehement bludgeoning. Their sound captures the darkness, anger, and depression reflective of ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Detroit Metro Times

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  1. "It was considered absolute heresy four months ago," Feingold said of any legislative move to simply stop funding the war.
    on May 15, 2007 By: Russ Feingold Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. In her opening address to the church's General Conference in California, Jefferts Schori called that "the great Western heresy: that we can be saved as individuals, that any of us alone can be in right relationship with God."
    on Jul 9, 2009 By: Katharine Jefferts Schori Source: OneNewsNow

  3. "It was no secret I favoured Luis Felipe Scolari last time, but everyone said that was heresy," Dein said. "A lot of people wanted an England manager when Sven left. Now public opinion is saying just go for the best. Unfortunately Steve...
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: David Dein Source: Times Online

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