Meaning: A person holding an opinion at odds with what is generally accepted.
Synonyms: Dissenter, nonconformist, apostate, freethinker, iconoclast.
In Hindi: विधर्मी,
Use: We requires more heretics than mere Sheep-walkers to change the world.
Martin Luther was proclaimed a heretic for rejecting many of the tenets of the Roman Catholic Church.
Galileo was condemned as a heretic for supporting Copernicus’s thesis that the earth revolves around the sun and not vice versa.