Meaning of heresy
Pronunciation: (her'u-sē), [key]
— pl. -sies.
- opinion or doctrine at variance with the orthodox or accepted doctrine, esp. of a church or religious system.
- the maintaining of such an opinion or doctrine.
- the willful and persistent rejection of any article of faith by a baptized member of the church.
- any belief or theory that is strongly at variance with established beliefs, customs, etc.
- heresy (Thesaurus)