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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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