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Meaning of word nonconformist from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

nonconformist   noun

Meaning : A Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England.

Synonyms : chapelgoer

A Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism.


Meaning : Someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct.

Synonyms : recusant

Someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters).


nonconformist   adjective

Meaning : Not conforming to some norm or socially approved pattern of behavior or thought.

Example : Their rabidly nonconformist deportment has made them legendary.
The old stubborn nonconformist spirit of the early settlers.

Synonyms : unconformist

Marked by convention and conformity to customs or rules or styles.

Underneath the radical image teenagers are surprisingly conformist.

Meaning : Not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion.

Synonyms : nonconforming