1. any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position

    Synonyms : heterodoxy, unorthodoxy
    Type Of : orientation
  2. a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion

    Synonyms : unorthodoxy
    Type Of : content, mental object, cognitive content


  1. pay close attention to; give heed to

    Synonyms : listen, mind
    Type Of : obey
  2. paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

    Synonyms : attentiveness, paying attention, regard
    Type Of : attending, attention
    Examples :
    • he spends without heed to the consequences


  1. someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures

    Synonyms : pagan, pleasure seeker
    Type Of : sensualist


  1. an ethical system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highest good

    Type Of : ethics, moral philosophy
  2. the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle

    Type Of : ethical motive, ethics, morality, morals


  1. habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

    Synonyms : froward, self-willed, wilful, willful


  1. overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

    Synonyms : arrogance, hauteur, high-handedness, lordliness
    Type Of : pride, superbia


  1. speed up the progress of; facilitate

    Synonyms : expedite
    Type Of : help, assist, aid
  2. move hurridly

    Synonyms : belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it
    Type Of : travel, go, locomote, move
  3. cause to occur rapidly

    Synonyms : induce, rush, stimulate
    Type Of : effect, set up, effectuate
  4. act or move at high speed

    Synonyms : festinate, hurry, look sharp, rush
    Type Of : act, move


  1. a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion

    Synonyms : rant, ranting
    Type Of : declamation
  2. deliver a harangue to; address forcefully

    Type Of : address, speak


  1. a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained

    Synonyms : airdock, repair shed
    Type Of : construction, structure


  1. prevent the progress or free movement of

    Synonyms : cramp, halter, strangle
    Type Of : bound, confine, restrict, throttle, trammel, limit
    Examples :
    • He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather
  2. a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

    Synonyms : bond, shackle, trammel
    Type Of : restraint, constraint
  3. put at a disadvantage

    Synonyms : handicap, hinder
    Type Of : disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour
  4. a basket usually with a cover

    Type Of : basket, handbasket