Definition of heretical adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//həˈretɪkl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//həˈretɪkl//
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  1. 1(of a religious belief or opinion) against the principles of a particular religion heretical beliefs
  2. 2(of a belief or opinion) disagreeing strongly with what most people believe Many economists consider this view of how markets work to be heretical.