ORTHODOX in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ORTHODOX
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 a.  traditional; conservative in belief; adhering to established faith, especially in religion
Classic Sentence:
1  He would never, Carol fancied, be one of the town pillars, because he was not orthodox in hunting and motoring and poker.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
2  St. Clare came in, embraced his wife in true, orthodox, husbandly fashion, and then presented to her his cousin.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
3  Try, now, and give her a good orthodox New England bringing up, and see what it'll make of her.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
4  In every other respect he conformed to the religion of the young settlement, and gained the name of being an orthodox and straight-walking man.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
5  Indeed, it is a question if the exclusive reign of this orthodox beauty is not approaching its last quarter.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
6  Eustacia then proceeded in her delivery, striking the sword against the staff or lance at the minatory phrases, in the orthodox mumming manner, and strutting up and down.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
7  So the minister, and the physician with him, withdrew again within the limits of what their Church defined as orthodox.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In IX. THE LEECH
8  Dr. Van Helsing had taken the key of the hall-door from the bunch, and locked the door in orthodox fashion, putting the key into his pocket when he had done.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
9  In the depth of my heart there was no faith in my suffering, only a faint stir of mockery, but yet I did suffer, and in the real, orthodox way; I was jealous, beside myself.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: V
10  Provincial diffidence, that slight varnish, the ephemeral flower, that down of the peach, had evaporated to the winds through the little orthodox counsels which the three Musketeers gave their friend.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 11 IN WHICH THE PLOT THICKENS
Example Sentence:
1  We would prefer a more orthodox approach/solution to the problem.
2  She is a cancer sufferer who has rejected orthodox medicine and turned instead to acupuncture, aromatherapy and other forms of alternative medicine.
3  Most orthodox doctors however dismiss this as complete nonsense.
4  John Frame : Increasingly difficult to determine whether a scholar's hermeneutics is orthodox.
5  He challenged the orthodox views on education.
6  Many of these ideas are now being incorporated into orthodox medical treatment.
7  Every member of a church promises to remain orthodox, that is to say -- stationary.