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.



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