What does nonconformist mean?

Definitions for nonconformistˌnɒn kənˈfɔr mɪst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nonconformist.

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


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Who so would be a man, must be a nonconformist.

  3. Edward Albee:

    Comedy is the last refuge of the nonconformist mind.

  4. James Thurber:

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

  5. Eric Hoffer:

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

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Translations for nonconformist

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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