What is another word for nonorthodox?

44 synonyms found


[ nˌɒnˈɔːθədˌɒks], [ nˌɒnˈɔːθədˌɒks], [ n_ˌɒ_n_ˈɔː_θ_ə_d_ˌɒ_k_s]

Nontraditional, unorthodox, unconventional, alternative, nonconforming, eccentric, atypical, radical, avant-garde, offbeat, irregular, anomalous, idiosyncratic, divergent, uncustomary. These words all relate to something being different from the norm, whether it be in beliefs or practices. Nonorthodox can refer to anything that goes against the traditional or standard way of thinking or doing something, and each of these synonyms offers a different perspective on nonconformity. Whether you are looking to describe a unique idea, behavior, or approach, using one of these synonyms can help you accurately convey the nuances of your message.

Related words: economic theories, classical economic theory, Keynesian economic theory, economistic economic theory, marxist economic theory, Keynesian theory, neoclassical economic theory, free-market economic theory

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    How to use "Nonorthodox" in context?

    The term "nonorthodox" is often used to refer to those who follow a religion or practice that is not typically associated with the Christian, Muslim, Jewish, or Buddhist faiths. The term can also be used to describe people who belong to various other nontraditional religious groups, such as Pagans, Wiccans, and Shamanists.

    Many adherents to nontraditional religious faiths reject the term "nonorthodox," feeling that it implies that their beliefs are somehow abnormal or illegitimate. They argue that, rather than being alternative or contrarian, their beliefs are simply more in line with traditional human values.

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