nonconformity definition

  • noun:
    • Refusal or failure to conform to accepted criteria, conventions, rules, or rules.
    • An instance with this: a measure targeted at decreasing nonconformities to the housing signal.
    • Refusal to accept or conform to the doctrines, consumption, or polity of Church of The united kingdomt.
    • getting rejected of and/or failure to conform, particularly to criteria, principles, or regulations
    • the refusal to stick to a state faith
    • A type of unconformity where a non-sedimentary stone intrudes in sedimentary layers.
    • Neglect or failure of conformity; specially, in The united kingdomt, the neglect or refusal to unite using the founded chapel in its rites and settings of worship.
    • Neglect or failure to conform, especially to some ecclesiastical law or necessity.
    • especially, in eccles. consumption:
    • The refusal to conform to the rites, principles, or polity of a recognised or condition chapel, and particularly for the Church of The united kingdomt.
    • The doctrines or usages of these English Protestants who do not comply with or unite because of the Church of The united kingdomt.
    • decreased balance or correspondence
    • a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or philosophy
    • unorthodoxy because of perhaps not conforming to expected requirements or values
    • failure to adapt to accepted requirements of behavior

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