Etymology
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nonconformity (n.)

also non-conformity, "neglect or failure to conform," especially to some ecclesiastical law or requirement, 1610s, coined in English from non- + conformity. Originally of Church of England clergymen who refused to conform on certain ceremonies (see non-conformist).

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Definitions of nonconformity

nonconformity (n.)
lack of harmony or correspondence;
nonconformity (n.)
a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs;
Synonyms: nonconformism / nonconformance
nonconformity (n.)
unorthodoxy as a consequence of not conforming to expected standards or values;
nonconformity (n.)
failure to conform to accepted standards of behavior;
Synonyms: nonconformance
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