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1. One who does not conform to, or refuses to be bound by, accepted beliefs, customs, or practices.
2. often Nonconformist A member of a Protestant church not observing the doctrines, usage, or polity of a national or established church, especially the Church of England.
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a person who does not conform to generally accepted patterns of behaviour or thought
of or characterized by behaviour that does not conform to generally accepted patterns
(Protestantism) a member of a Protestant denomination that dissents from an Established Church, esp the Church of England
(Protestantism) of, relating to, or denoting Nonconformists
ˌNonconˈformity, ˌNonconˈformism n
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non•con•form•ist(ˌnɒn kənˈfɔr mɪst)
1. a person who refuses to conform, as to established customs, attitudes, or ideas.
2. (often cap.) a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England; dissenter.
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|Noun||1.||Nonconformist - a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England|
Protestant - an adherent of Protestantism
Anglican - a Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism
|2.||nonconformist - someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct|
bohemian - a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life
dissenter, dissident, objector, protester, contestant - a person who dissents from some established policy
enfant terrible - a person whose unconventional behavior embarrasses others
heretic - a person who holds unorthodox opinions in any field (not merely religion)
conformist - someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)
|Adj.||1.||nonconformist - not conforming to some norm or socially approved pattern of behavior or thought; "their rabidly nonconformist deportment has made them legendary"; "the old stubborn nonconformist spirit of the early settlers"|
conformist - marked by convention and conformity to customs or rules or styles; "underneath the radical image teenagers are surprisingly conformist"
|2.||nonconformist - not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion|
unorthodox - breaking with convention or tradition; "an unorthodox lifestyle"
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A. ADJ → inconformista
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