nonconformism nonconformism

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs
  2. (n) the practice of nonconformity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. After all, unrestricted amateur nonconformism is one of the honorable paths in American history.
  2. To grow a beard, to be sexually brave, to take dope even to killall these are understood experiences of 'nonconformism.
  3. Playwriting about nonconformism is the conformist thing to do these days.

Quotes

  • Tristram Hunt, the British historian, said: "Bush saw the special relationship through the prism of Churchill as a war leader. But there are other traditions, of nonconformism and antiimperialism, running through Anglo-American history which...
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Tristram Hunt Source: Times Online

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