Antonyms of adj canonic

2 of 4 senses of canonic

Sense 3
basic, canonic, canonical -- (reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality; "a basic story line"; "a canonical syllable pattern")

INDIRECT (VIA standard) -> nonstandard -- (not standard; not accepted as a model of excellence; "a nonstandard text")

Sense 4
canonic, canonical, sanctioned -- (conforming to orthodox or recognized rules; "the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis)

INDIRECT (VIA orthodox) -> unorthodox -- (breaking with convention or tradition; "an unorthodox lifestyle")

Similarity of adj canonic

4 senses of canonic

Sense 1
canonic, canonical -- (appearing in a biblical canon; "a canonical book of the Christian New Testament")

Sense 2
canonic, canonical -- (of or relating to or required by canon law)

Sense 3
basic, canonic, canonical -- (reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality; "a basic story line"; "a canonical syllable pattern")
       => standard (vs. nonstandard) -- (established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism")

Sense 4
canonic, canonical, sanctioned -- (conforming to orthodox or recognized rules; "the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis)
       => orthodox (vs. unorthodox) -- (adhering to what is commonly accepted; "an orthodox view of the world")

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