nonconformism nonconformism


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



  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.


  • 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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