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nonconformity

[non-kuh n-fawr-mi-tee] /ˌnɒn kənˈfɔr mɪ ti/
noun
1.
failure or refusal to conform, as with established customs, attitudes, or ideas.
2.
lack of conformity or agreement.
3.
(often initial capital letter) refusal to conform to the Church of England.
4.
Geology. an unconformity that separates crystalline rocks, either igneous or metamorphic, from sedimentary rocks.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; non- + conformity
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British Dictionary definitions for nonconformity

nonconformity

/ˌnɒnkənˈfɔːmɪtɪ/
noun
1.
failure or refusal to conform
2.
absence of agreement or harmony
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