Definitions for nonconformistˌnɒn kənˈfɔr mɪst
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non•con•form•istˌnɒn kənˈfɔr mɪst(n.)
a person who refuses to conform, as to established customs, attitudes, or ideas.
(often cap.) a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England; dissenter.
Origin of nonconformist:
a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England
someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
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"
not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion
Someone who does not conform to accepted beliefs, customs or practices.
Not conforming to established customs etc.
A member of a Protestant church which does not observe the doctrines of the established church, especially of the Church of England.
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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