adj. not conforming, not adhering to conventional values or beliefs

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • nonconforming — non·con·form·ing /ˌnän kən fȯr miŋ/ adj: failing to conform or comply (as with contract requirements or specifications or a law) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. nonconforming …   Law dictionary

  • Nonconforming — Non con*form ing, a. Not conforming; declining conformity; especially, not conforming to the established church of a country. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonconforming — [adj] nonobservant independent, individualistic, marching to the beat of a different drummer*, nonadhering, noncompliant, one’s own sweet way*, radical, unorthodox; concept 554 …   New thesaurus

  • nonconforming — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonconforming — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonconforming — adjective That which does not conform, either to the rules of an established church, or to official regulations …   Wiktionary

  • nonconforming — Synonyms and related words: alienated, antiestablishment, at odds with, at variance with, breakaway, contrary, counter culture, deviant, differing, disagreeing, disobedient, disregardful, dissentient, dissenting, dissident, froward, in opposition …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nonconforming — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. independent, *straying from the herd, individualistic, *marching to the beat of a different drummer, unorthodox, radical, disobedient, nonadhering, deviant. ANT.: conforming, *falling in step, obedient …   English dictionary for students

  • nonconforming — non·conforming …   English syllables

  • nonconforming — non con•form′ing adj …   From formal English to slang

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