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nonconformist

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of nonconformist

  1. deviating from commonly accepted beliefs or practices <a cattle-ranching family that took some time in getting used to their daughter's nonconformist adoption of vegetarianism> Synonyms dissentient, dissenting, dissident, heterodox, iconoclastic, maverick, heretical, nonorthodox, out-there, unconventional, unorthodoxRelated Words free-spirited, freethinking, nontraditional; apostate, defecting, renegade; schismatic (also schismatical), sectarian, separatistAntonyms conforming, conformist, conventional, orthodox




nonconformist

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nonconformist

  1. 1 a person who does not conform to generally accepted standards or customs <always the nonconformist, she insisted on wearing red on St. Patrick's Day and not green like everyone else> Synonyms bohemian, boho, counterculturist, deviant, enfant terrible, free spirit, heretic, iconoclast, individualist, loner, lone ranger, lone wolf, maverick, nonconformer Related Words freethinker; character, codger, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, eccentric, freak, kook, nut, oddball, screwball, weirdo; eight ball, misfit, outsider; aberrant, anomaly Near Antonyms adherent, follower, supporter; sheep Antonyms conformer, conformist

  2. 2 a person who believes, teaches, or advocates something opposed to accepted beliefs <a nonconformist who was excommunicated from her church for her teachings> Synonyms dissenter, dissentient, dissident, heresiarch, hereticRelated Words apostate, defector, renegade; schismatic, sectarian, separationist, separatist; disbeliever, infidel, misbeliever, unbeliever; bohemian, individualistNear Antonyms believerAntonyms conformer, conformist





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