Associations to the word «Heresy»


HERESY, noun. (religion) A doctrine held by a member of a religion at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from Roman Catholic dogma.
HERESY, noun. A controversial or unorthodox opinion held by a member of a group, as in politics, philosophy or science.

Dictionary definition

HERESY, noun. Any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position.
HERESY, noun. A belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin