unorthodoxy

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un- +‎ orthodoxy

Noun[edit]

unorthodoxy (plural unorthodoxies)

  1. Lack of orthodoxy; the quality or state of being unorthodox
    • 2008 February 15, Ken Johnson, “Striking When the Spirit Was Hot”, New York Times:
      Where Ms. Rosler’s works exert a fervent but predictable didacticism, Ms. Wilding’s environment conveys an infectious unorthodoxy, a relief from the hierarchical rule of modernist aesthetics over previous decades.
    • 2009 January 13, Geoffrey Goodman, “Aubrey Morris”, The Guardian:
      It was indeed Aubrey's principal hobby, and allowed him to air his unorthodoxies.

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