Definitions for nonconformistˌnɒn kənˈfɔr mɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

non•con•form•istˌnɒn kənˈfɔr mɪst(n.)

  1. a person who refuses to conform, as to established customs, attitudes, or ideas.

  2. (often cap.) a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England; dissenter.

    Category: Religion

Origin of nonconformist:

1610–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nonconformist, chapelgoer(noun)

    a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England

  2. nonconformist, recusant(adj)

    someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct

  3. nonconformist, unconformist(adj)

    not conforming to some norm or socially approved pattern of behavior or thought

    "their rabidly nonconformist deportment has made them legendary"; "the old stubborn nonconformist spirit of the early settlers"

  4. nonconforming, nonconformist(adj)

    not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion

Wiktionary

  1. nonconformist(Noun)

    Someone who does not conform to accepted beliefs, customs or practices.

  2. nonconformist(Adjective)

    Not conforming to established customs etc.

  3. Nonconformist(Noun)

    A member of a Protestant church which does not observe the doctrines of the established church, especially of the Church of England.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nonconformist(noun)

    one who does not conform to an established church; especially, one who does not conform to the established church of England; a dissenter

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