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nonconformist

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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

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nonconformist

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Synonyms & Antonyms of nonconformist (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 a person who believes, teaches, or advocates something opposed to accepted beliefs
  • a nonconformist who was excommunicated from her church for her teachings

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The first known use of nonconformist was in 1618

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“Nonconformist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nonconformist. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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