Examples of nonconformity in a Sentence
As a teenager, he was embarrassed by his parents' nonconformity.
an artistic movement that doesn't tolerate nonconformity
Recent Examples of nonconformity from the Web
Too many leaders run meetings that subtly stifle nonconformity.
The Edwardses and Nova officials initially agreed to use a book about gender nonconformity during the anti-bullying month of October.
Some young tech companies are going through their own spell of nonconformity.
To foster nonconformity and innovation, that has to change.
And because nonconformity comes in many ways, sometimes just being yourself and advocating for others can seem like revolutionary acts.
Many of the protests of these years were aesthetic gestures, statements of nonconformity rather than expressions of a political program.
Yet Lamarre has chosen to write about real people here, celebrating Rossi's individuality and nonconformity and even ending the play with revelations about Mom's personal achievements as a young woman.
The continued popularity of Grafton’s independent heroine suggests the enduring appeal of such progressive gender-nonconformity in fiction, from the last century into this one.
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First Known Use of nonconformity
Synonymsdissent, dissidence, heterodoxy, heresy
Related Wordserror, fallacy, falsehood, misbelief, misconception, myth; apostasy, defection, infidelity, schism, scission, sectarianism, separatism; deviance, deviation, iconoclasm, unconventionality; disagreement, discord, dissension (also dissention)
Near Antonymsagreement, conformation, conventionality
NONCONFORMITY Defined for English Language Learners
legal Definition of nonconformity
- a lessee may revoke acceptance of a lot…whose nonconformity substantially impairs its value
- —Uniform Commercial Code
- cannot revoke an acceptance he made with knowledge of a nonconformity
- —J. J. White and R. S. Summers
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