Orthodox - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːrθədɑːks|  American pronunciation of the word orthodox
Brit.  |ˈɔːθədɒks|  British pronunciation of the word orthodox

adjective

- of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism (syn: jewish-orthodox)
- adhering to what is commonly accepted

an orthodox view of the world

- of or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church

Examples

He took an orthodox approach to the problem.

She believes in the benefits of both orthodox medicine and alternative medicine.

He is a very orthodox Muslim.

I attend an Eastern Orthodox church.

My grandmother is Russian Orthodox.

He challenged the orthodox views on education.

Orthodox economists believe that a recession is now inevitable.

an orthodox view of the world

The answer was in the orthodox solemn vein.

His mother was a Serb and he was baptized an Orthodox Christian.

In Orthodox Europe, mass religion seems to have decayed less.

adherents of the Greek Orthodox church

Henry was fervently orthodox.

when the measured speech of the chorus passes over into song the tones are, remotely but unmistakably, those taught by the orthodox liturgy

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