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nonconformist (ˌnɒnkənˈfɔːmɪst Pronunciation for nonconformist

Definitions

noun

  1. a person who does not conform to generally accepted patterns of behaviour or thought

adjective

  1. of or characterized by behaviour that does not conform to generally accepted patterns

Derived Forms

ˌnonconˈformism noun

Nonconformist (ˌnɒnkənˈfɔːmɪst Pronunciation for Nonconformist

Definitions

noun

  1. a member of a Protestant denomination that dissents from an Established Church, esp the Church of England

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or denoting Nonconformists

Derived Forms

ˌNonconˈformity, ˌNonconˈformism noun

Example Sentences Including 'nonconformist'

' Structured finance company Allco is determinedly nonconformist because Coe believes creativity is the firm's stock in trade.
The Australian (2004)
Ann describes herself as nonconformist with shapes, which is secret behind her innovative styles.
Misc (1995)
He is the great outsider who can never be on the inside, the nonconformist for whom nothing is certain or sacred.
Bain, Roly Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning
He was born and brought up in South Wales, in a close, happy, nonconformist , Liberal family.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Tamil cinema's nonconformist couple--who wed after the birth of their first child 14 years ago--has issued no denials yet.
India Today (2002)
Worse still, for all his devil-may-care ingenuity, the great nonconformist has spawned no end of lifeless imitators.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)

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