how to pronounce heretic


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heretic is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of heretic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… little heretic when you have been kleh …”

meanings of heretic


  1. Someone who believes contrary to the fundamental tenets of a religion they claim to belong to.
  2. Someone who does not conform to generally accepted beliefs or practices.


  1. Heretical; of or pertaining to heresy or heretics.

heretic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word heretic occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics heretic can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that heretic can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

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