adjective /həˈɹɛtɪkəl/
(of ideas or views) contrary to mainstream or accepted opinion; (especially views contrary to established teachings of the Roman Catholic church) but also contrary to other denominations
See Also: heretic, heresy

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  • heretical — [hə ret′i kəl] adj. [ML haereticalis] 1. of heresy or heretics 2. containing, characterized by, or having the nature of heresy heretically adv …   English World dictionary

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