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[ hˈɛɹəsi], [ hˈɛɹəsi], [ h_ˈɛ_ɹ_ə_s_i]

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The word "heresy" is derived from the ancient Greek word heresiō, meaning "setting aside or opposing what is accepted." heresy often refers to religious beliefs or practices that are seen as outside the mainstream of a particular faith.

The dictionary definition of heresy is a doctrine or belief held by one or more individuals or groups which is contrary to the accepted beliefs of a particular belief system, but does not constitute the founder of that system's heresy. A belief in heresy is considered a destructive and dangerous one, as it can lead to splits in religious groups and even civil discord.

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