non-conformist

nonconformist

[non-kuhn-fawr-mist]
noun
1.
a person who refuses to conform, as to established customs, attitudes, or ideas.
2.
(often initial capital letter) a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England; dissenter.

Origin:
1610–20; non- + conformist


1. dissenter, dissident, individualist, loner.
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nonconformist (ˌnɒnkənˈfɔːmɪst)
 
n
1.  a person who does not conform to generally accepted patterns of behaviour or thought
 
adj
2.  of or characterized by behaviour that does not conform to generally accepted patterns
 
noncon'formism
 
n

Nonconformist (ˌnɒnkənˈfɔːmɪst)
 
n
1.  a member of a Protestant denomination that dissents from an Established Church, esp the Church of England
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, or denoting Nonconformists
 
Noncon'formity
 
n
 
Noncon'formism
 
n

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