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

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza