Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

At variance with accepted beliefs.

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Usage examples "heretical":

  1. The myopic censors of the Index have assured the widest circulation of his book by condemning it as heretical. - "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.
  2. That as unjust our justice should appear In eyes of mortals, is an argument Of faith, and not of sin heretical. - "Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete", Dante Alighieri.
  3. The big problem for the heretical teacher is the problem of order, or rather of disorder. - "A Dominie in Doubt", A. S. Neill.