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Adjective: nonconformist  ,nón-kun'for-mist
  1. Not conforming to some norm or socially approved pattern of behaviour or thought
    "the old stubborn nonconformist spirit of the early settlers"; "their rabidly nonconformist deportment has made them legendary";
    - unconformist
  2. Not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion
    - nonconforming
Noun: nonconformist  ,nón-kun'for-mist
  1. Someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
    - recusant
Noun: Nonconformist
  1. A Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England
    - chapelgoer

Derived forms: Nonconformists, nonconformists

See also: unorthodox

Type of: contestant, dissenter, dissident, objector, Protestant, protester, protestor

Antonym: conformist

Encyclopedia: Nonconformist