nonconformist definition

  • noun:
    • a person who does not adapt to, or will not be bound by, acknowledged opinions, customs, or practices.
    • a part of a Protestant church maybe not observing the doctrines, consumption, or polity of a national or set up chapel, especially the Church of The united kingdomt.
    • somebody who does not conform to accepted values, traditions or practices.
    • person who cannot comply with an existing church; especially, person who will not adapt to the established church of The united kingdomt; a dissenter.
    • person who does not adapt to some legislation or use, particularly to some ecclesiastical legislation.
    • Specifically, in English record, one particular clergymen whom refused a subscription the Act of Uniformity passed in 1662, demanding “assent and consent” to everything within the Book of Common Prayer, and also by expansion anyone whom does not want to conform to the order and liturgy associated with Church of England. See dissenter, 2.
    • In entomology, the noctuid moth Xylina zinckeni: an English enthusiasts' title, used in difference from X. Conformis.
    • someone who won't conform to well-known requirements of conduct
    • a Protestant in The united kingdomt who's perhaps not a member for the Church of England
  • adjective:
    • Not complying to established traditions etc.
    • not complying for some norm or socially authorized pattern of behavior or believed
    • maybe not complying to established customs or doctrines especially in faith

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