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Noun: nonconformity  ,nón-kun'for-mi-tee
  1. Lack of harmony or correspondence
  2. A lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs
    - nonconformism, nonconformance
  3. Unorthodoxy as a consequence of not conforming to expected standards or values
  4. Failure to conform to accepted standards of behaviour
    - nonconformance

Derived forms: nonconformities

Type of: disagreement, failure, heresy, heterodoxy, unorthodoxy

Antonym: conformity

Encyclopedia: Nonconformity