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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Failure to adhere to accepted standards of behavior; Unorthodoxy as a consequence of not following expected standards or values; A lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs; Lack of harmony or correspondence.

Usage examples (36)
  • We are truly experiencing a difficult period, but what you refer to as nonconformity affects only a portion of the people who are discontented.
  • A nonconformity is a boundary where stratified (layered) rock rests upon un-stratified igneous or metamorphic rock.
  • The Beats were the ones who really championed the idea of nonconformity; they never met an outsider they didn't love.
  • However, these issues didn't reach the level of "nonconformity" and therefore didn't stop the rig's recertification. for more
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