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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Orthodox, Jewish-Orthodox(adj)

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism

    "Orthodox Judaism"

  2. orthodox(adj)

    adhering to what is commonly accepted

    "an orthodox view of the world"

  3. Orthodox, Eastern Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church


  1. Orthodox(a.)

    Of or pertaining to the churches of the Eastern Christian rite, especially the Greek Orthodox or Russian Orthodox churches, which do not recognize the supremacy of the Pope of Rome in matters of faith.

  2. Orthodox(a.)

    Adhering to generally approved doctrine or practices; conventional. Opposed to unorthodox.

  3. Origin: [L. orthodoxus, Gr. 'orqo`doxos; 'orqo`s right, true + do`xa opinion, dokei^n to think, seem; cf. F. orthodoxe. See Ortho-, Dogma.]


  1. orthodox(Adjective)

    Conforming to the established, accepted or traditional doctrines of a given ideology, faith or religion.

  2. orthodox(Adjective)

    Adhering to whatever is traditional, customary or generally accepted.

  3. Orthodox(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the rites of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

  4. Orthodox(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the Ukranian orthodox Greek Catholic Church

  5. Orthodox(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Orthodox Judaism.

  6. Origin: From orthodoxus, from ὀρθόδοξος, from ὀρθός + δόξα.


  1. Orthodox

    Orthodox is the fourth album by the Czech death metal band Krabathor. It was released in March 1998. The album was recorded in December 1997 at Exponent Studio in Hlohovec, Slovak Republic, and mastered at TTM Mastering in Berlin, Germany by Tom Müller. The recording line-up consisted of Christopher, Bruno and Skull. Tomáš Kmeť, a studio engineer, played keyboards in the last song About Death. The title track Orthodox was previously released on Mortal Memories album. A videoclip for the second song Liquid was released. Shit Comes Brown is an anti-Nazi song and To Red Ones is an anti-communist song.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Orthodox

    or′tho-doks, adj. sound in doctrine: believing the received or established opinions, esp. in religion: according to the received doctrine.—adv. Or′thodoxly.—ns. Or′thodoxness; Or′thodoxy, soundness of opinion or doctrine: belief in the commonly accepted opinions, esp. in religion. [Through Fr. and Late L. from Gr. orthodoxosorthos, right, doxa, opinion—dokein, to seem.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'orthodox' in Adjectives Frequency: #932


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orthodox in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orthodox in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cristian Parvulescu:

    Christian Orthodox countries are masculine societies where justice is the result of negotiation.

  2. The Serbian Orthodox Church:

    The Serbian Orthodox Church had always been present in the life and deeds of the great Nikola Tesla.

  3. Richter cartoon caption:

    Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.

  4. Wyndham Lewis:

    All orthodox opinion -- that is, today, revolutionary opinion either of the pure or the impure variety -- is anti-man.

  5. Shai Aviyor:

    I saw an ultra-Orthodox youth stabbing everyone in his way, we heard people screaming, everyone ran for cover, and there were bloodied people on the ground.

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