Nonconformity meaning

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Nonconformity is defined as a failure to match or act like other people or things, or a conscious refusal to accept generally accepted beliefs.

When you dress differently and wear your hair differently than the popular styles because you want to reflect only your own taste, this is an example of nonconformity.

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Failure or refusal to act in conformity with generally accepted beliefs and practices.
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Refusal to accept or conform to the doctrines, usage, or polity of the Church of England.
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Rejection of or the failure to conform, especially to standards, rules, or laws.
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An unconformity in which the underlying strata are composed of igneous or metamorphic rock and the overlying strata are composed of sedimentary rock.
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Refusal to accept the doctrines or follow the practices of the Anglican Church.
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Lack of agreement or harmony.
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(religion) The refusal to adhere to a state religion.
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(geology) A type of unconformity in which a non-sedimentary rock intrudes in sedimentary layers.
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Origin of nonconformity