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Nonconformist

  

      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  
  Nonconformity, Nonconformism      n  


nonconformist  
      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  
  nonconformism      n  
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nonconformist  
      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  
  nonconformism      n  


Nonconformist  
      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  
  Nonconformity, Nonconformism      n  

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nonconformist

  
  
dissenter, dissentient, eccentric, heretic, iconoclast, individualist, maverick, protester, radical, rebel  
  
Antonyms     
   Babbitt     (U.S.)   conventionalist, stick-in-the-mud     (informal)   traditionalist, yes man  

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