What is the opposite of orthodox?

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Adjective
Opposite of tending to favor the status quo and averse to change
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Opposite of characterized by conventional forms of ceremony and behavior
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Opposite of following carefully and exactly a set of rules
“James was merely a casual follower of his professed religion, not being one to strictly adhere to its tenets.”
Adjective
Opposite of supporting or relating to the political views or policies of the right
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Opposite of conforming to or governed by an accepted standard of procedure or convention
“When the workers walked out, they were subsequently fired for taking unofficial measures.”
Adjective
Opposite of suited or acceptable to the purpose or circumstances
Improper use of gym equipment can result in injury.”
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Opposite of unwavering in one's commitment; extremely loyal
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Opposite of held by, or applicable to, a majority of the people in an area or country
“It may be an unpopular opinion, but I think that summer is by far the worst season of the four.”
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Opposite of prevalent or widespread among a given class or area
“Since dance is an evolving art form, most likes and dislikes are matters of personal opinion.”
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Opposite of following the precepts of a religious practice
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Opposite of suited or acceptable to the purpose or circumstances
“Given the circumstances surrounding the tragedy, it was a particularly imprudent thing to say.”
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Opposite of of or pertaining to the church
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Opposite of conforming to the law or to rules
“Chronic illegal activity can reduce a neighborhood to a mere shell of the healthy community it once was.”
Adjective
Opposite of exhibiting timeless quality
“The pictures reflect an interest in the ephemeral, impermanent, transient nature of the world.”
Adjective
Opposite of based on absolute truth
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Opposite of fundamentalist
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Opposite of old-fashioned or boringly conventional
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Opposite of socially acceptable
“I also let him know that lying was a totally unacceptable thing to do.”
Adjective
Opposite of genuine, real or authentic
“The organizers strayed from traditional cooking methods, using artificial ingredients to prepare the dishes.”
Noun
Opposite of a person who belongs to the political right
Noun
Opposite of a person who believes, especially regarding religion
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