Translation of "heresy" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈher.ə.si/ us

(the act of having) an opinion or belief that is the opposite of or against what is the official or popular opinion, or an action that shows that you have no respect for the official opinion

Radical remarks like this amount to heresy for most members of the Republican party.
She committed the heresy of playing a Lady Gaga song on a classical music station.

[ no plural ] a belief that is against the principles of a particular religion

He was burned at the stake for heresy in the 15th century.

(Translation of “heresy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈherəsi/ (plural heresies)

(the holding or teaching of) an (especially religious) opinion which differs from the official opinion.

heretic /-tik/ noun

a person who holds or teaches such an opinion

Heretics used to be burnt at the stake.
heretical /həˈretikl/ adjective

heretical beliefs

(Translation of “heresy” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)