Orthodox

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English

Adjective

Orthodox (comparative more Orthodox, superlative most Orthodox)

  1. Conforming to the established, accepted or traditional faith or religion.
  2. Adhering to whatever is traditional, customary or generally accepted.

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Adverbs for Orthodox

regularly; highly; unusually; rigidly; strictly; sternly; severely; uncompromisingly; intolerantly; dogmatically; bigotedly; narrowly; admirably; reverently; consistently; conventionally; conformably; invariably; conspicuously; unyieldingly; soundly; faithfully; truly.

Thesaurus

Christian, Orthodox Jew, Sunni Muslim, accepted, accordant, accustomed, acknowledged, admitted, anal, approved, authentic, authoritative, authorized, being done, bourgeois, button-down, canonical, canonist, comme il faut, common, compulsive, concordant, conformable, conformist, conservative, conventional, correct, corresponding, customary, de rigueur, decent, decorous, die-hard, doctrinal, dour, established, evangelical, faithful, firm, fogyish, formal, formalistic, fundamentalist, hard, harmonious, hidebound, impliable, in accord, in keeping, in line, in step, inexorable, inflexible, iron, ironbound, ironclad, ironhanded, kosher, literal, meet, muscle-bound, obdurate, obstinate, of the faith, official, old-line, ordinary, orthodox Christian, orthodoxical, orthodoxist, pedantic, plastic, popular, precisianistic, prevailing, prevalent, procrustean, proper, purist, puristic, puritan, puritanic, reactionary, received, recognized, regular, relentless, right, rigid, rigorist, rigoristic, rigorous, rockbound, sanctioned, scriptural, seemly, sound, square, standard, stiff, straight, straightlaced, straitlaced, stubborn, stuffy, textual, textualist, textuary, the orthodox, tory, traditional, traditionalist, traditionalistic, true, true believer, true-blue, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, uptight

Etymology

From Late Latin orthodoxus, from Ancient Greek ὀρθόδοξος (orthodoxos), from ὀρθός (orthos) + δόξα (doxa, opinion).

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German

Adjective

Orthodox (comparative orthodoxer, superlative am orthodoxesten)
  1. orthodox

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