Imminent vs Heresy - What's the difference?
As an adjective imminent
is about to happen, occur, or take place very soon, especially of something which won't last long.
As a noun heresy is
(religion) a doctrine held by a member of a religion at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from roman catholic dogma.
about to happen, occur, or take place very soon, especially of something which won't last long.
* Imminent and eminent are very similar sounds, and are weak rhymes; in some dialects, these may be confused. A typo of either word may result in a correction to the wrong word by spellchecking software. Imminent'' is also sometimes confused with ''immanent .
* Said of danger, threat and death.
(religion) A doctrine held by a member of a religion at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from Roman Catholic dogma.
* 1968 , History of Western Civilization, edited by Heyes, Baldwin & Cole, p.47. Macmillan. Library of Congress 67–13596
A controversial or unorthodox opinion held by a member of a group, as in politics, philosophy or science.
- Heresy meant deliberate departure from the accepted doctrines of the church. It was intellectual and spiritual dissent and concerned the beliefs of Christianity, not the morals of its adherents.