Nonconformist meaning

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One who does not conform to, or refuses to be bound by, accepted beliefs, customs, or practices.
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A British Protestant who does not belong to the Anglican Church; Dissenter.
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The definition of a nonconformist is a person who refuses to adhere to established social orders or to fulfill the expectations placed on him by custom or society.

A free-thinking hippie who refuses to get a conventional job is an example of a nonconformist.

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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 act in conformity with generally accepted beliefs and practices.
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Not following established customs, beliefs, etc.
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(Christianity) A member of a Protestant church which does not observe the doctrines of the established church, especially of the Church of England.
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