Associations to the word «Heretic»


HERETIC, noun. Someone who, in the opinion of others, believes contrary to the fundamental tenets of a religion he claims to belong to.
HERETIC, adjective. (archaic) Heretical; of or pertaining to heresy or heretics.

Dictionary definition

HERETIC, noun. A person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church.
HERETIC, noun. A person who holds unorthodox opinions in any field (not merely religion).

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy