Pronunciation of Nonconformist
/nˌɒnkənfˈɔːmɪst/, /nˌɒnkənfˈɔːmɪst/, /n_ˌɒ_n_k_ə_n_f_ˈɔː_m_ɪ_s_t/
Synonyms for nonconformist:
discretionary, loud, holistic, metaphysical, innermost, technically, privately, defensible, doctrinal, separationist, mistaken, conceptual, introspective, muddle-headed, warmed-over, circular, deterministic, inmost, profound, elegant, ahistorical, compatible, separatist, critical, received, critically, optimistic, central, threadbare, abstract, mechanistic, set, preconceived, subjective, simplistic, literal, inductive, deep, popular, anthropocentric, revisionist, skewed, radical, strict, utilitarian, competing, thoughtfully, experiential, thematic, messianic, thought-out, utopian, strictly, contradictory, confucian, ideological, dropout, technical, black and white, theoretical, contagious, uncontroversial.
Other synonyms and related words:
dissenting, contradictory, central, mistaken, iconoclast, subjective, way out, schismatic, deterministic, introspective, dissentient, nonconforming, ingrained, Nonjuror, circular, deep, abstract, anthropocentric, dropout, unconformist, technical, defensible, beatnik, metaphysical, sectarian, recusant, confucian, utilitarian, mechanistic, dissenter, black and white, optimistic, misfit, popular, individualist, separationist, unorthodox, heretic, out-there, nonorthodox, received, warmed-over, uncontroversial, chapelgoer, dissident, radical, rebel, utopian, lawless, absolutist, strictly, weak, separatist, maverick, contagious, innermost, loud, ideological, preconceived, unconventional, theoretical, critical, discretionary, iconoclastic, revisionist, thoughtful, muddle-headed, thoughtfully, experiential, conceptual, Sectary, set.
mischievous, out of control, anarchistic, Disobeying, ungovernable, Misbehaving, Disregardful, subversive, contrary, wayward, seditious, treacherous, defiant, traitorous, disloyal, undisciplined, treasonous, recalcitrant, unmanageable, mutinous, unruly, insubordinate, disobedient, rebellious, factious, intractable.
Sense 2 (noun)
separationist, Sectary, separatist, schismatic.
Usage examples for nonconformist:
- The nonconformist sects were the stronghold of the merchant class and spread rapidly in the American colonies. - "The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America", Norman Coombs.
- The collection included the waxen head of a Nonconformist minister, who, according to the lecturer, had been " wery good to the poor", preserved in a small deal- box. - "Mr. Punch at the Seaside", Various.
- The procession continued without break, eternally rising over the verge of King Street 'bank, ' and eternally vanishing round the corner into St. Luke's Square; at intervals it was punctuated by a clergyman, a Nonconformist minister, a town crier, a group of foremen, or a few Rifle Volunteers. - "The Old Wives' Tale", Arnold Bennett.