Simple Definition of nonconformity
: failure or refusal to behave the way most people behave : failure or refusal to conform
Full Definition of nonconformity
1 a : failure or refusal to conform to an established church b often capitalized : the movement or principles of English Protestant dissent c often capitalized : the body of English Nonconformists
2 : refusal to conform to an established or conventional creed, rule, or practice
3 : absence of agreement or correspondence
Examples of nonconformity
As a teenager, he was embarrassed by his parents' nonconformity.
<an artistic movement that doesn't tolerate nonconformity>
First Known Use of nonconformity
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