e-tutor.com - Online tutoring, learning, and homeschooling resources      Home    Enroll    Tour    Contact Us    Graphing Calculator         Dictionary Home    Index    About   
 
     
 

Definition of 'nonconformist'

Noun

  1. a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England
       Synonyms: chapelgoer
       Antonyms: Anglican
  2. someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
       Synonyms: recusant
       Antonyms: conformist

Adjective

  1. 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"
       Synonyms: unconformist
       Antonyms: conformist
  2. not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion
       Synonyms: nonconforming


Get this dictionary without ads as part of the e-Tutor Virtual Learning Program.