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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 of nonconformist dissentient, dissenting, dissident, heterodox, iconoclastic, maverick, heretical, nonorthodox, out-there, unconventional, unorthodoxWords Related to nonconformist free-spirited, freethinking, nontraditional; apostate, defecting, renegade; schismatic (also schismatical), sectarian, separatistAntonyms of nonconformist 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 of nonconformist bohemian, boho, counterculturist, deviant, enfant terrible, free spirit, heretic, iconoclast, individualist, loner, lone ranger, lone wolf, maverick, nonconformer Words Related to nonconformist freethinker; character, codger, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, eccentric, freak, kook, nut, oddball, screwball, weirdo; eight ball, misfit, outsider; aberrant, anomaly Near Antonyms of nonconformist adherent, follower, supporter; sheep Antonyms of nonconformist 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 of nonconformist dissenter, dissentient, dissident, heresiarch, hereticWords Related to nonconformist apostate, defector, renegade; schismatic, sectarian, separationist, separatist; disbeliever, infidel, misbeliever, unbeliever; bohemian, individualistNear Antonyms of nonconformist believerAntonyms of nonconformist conformer, conformist



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