What does nonconformist mean?

Definitions for nonconformist
ˌnɒn kənˈfɔr mɪstnon·con·formist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nonconformist, chapelgoernoun

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

  2. nonconformist, recusantadjective

    someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct

  3. nonconformist, unconformistadjective

    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, nonconformistadjective

    not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion


  1. nonconformistnoun

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

  2. nonconformistadjective

    Not conforming to established customs etc.

  3. Nonconformistnoun

    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. Nonconformistnoun

    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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nonconformist in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nonconformist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of nonconformist in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.

  2. Eric Hoffer:

    Woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity.

  3. Eric Hoffer:

    Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity

  4. James Thurber:

    Why do you have to be a nonconformist like everybody else?

  5. Edward Albee:

    Comedy is the last refuge of the nonconformist mind.

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  • nonkonformistaCzech
  • Nonkonformistin, Nonkonformist, nonkonformistischGerman
  • ετερίδοξος, αιρετικόςGreek
  • inconformistaSpanish
  • toisinajattelijaFinnish
  • anticonformisteFrench
  • nonkonformistaHungarian
  • нонконформистка, нонконформистRussian

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