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Meaning of NONCONFORMIST

Pronunciation:  `nânkun'fowrmist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England
  2. [n]  someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
  3. [adj]  not conforming to some norm or socially approved pattern of behavior or thought; "their rabidly nonformist deportment has made them legendary"; "the old stubborn nonconformist spirit of the early settlers"
  4. [adj]  not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion
 

NONCONFORMIST is a 13 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: chapelgoer, nonconforming, recusant, unconformist, unorthodox
 
 Antonyms: Anglican, conformist, conformist
 
 See Also: beat, beatnik, bohemian, contestant, dissenter, dissident, enfant terrible, heretic, maverick, objector, Protestant, protester, rebel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Non`con*form"ist\, n.
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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