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NONCONFORMISM

 Dictionary entry overview: What does nonconformism mean? 

NONCONFORMISM (noun)
  The noun NONCONFORMISM has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: NONCONFORMISM used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NONCONFORMISM (noun)


Sense 1nonconformism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

nonconformance; nonconformism; nonconformity

Hypernyms ("nonconformism" is a kind of...):

heresy; heterodoxy; unorthodoxy (any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position)

Antonym:

conformism (orthodoxy in thoughts and belief)


Sense 2nonconformism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The practice of nonconformity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("nonconformism" is a kind of...):

pattern; practice (a customary way of operation or behavior)


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