Synonyms for Nonconformist:


all (adjective)
contrary (adjective)
recusant, nonconforming, recalcitrant, rebellious, intractable, insubordinate, wayward, unruly.
disobedient (adjective)
ungovernable, mutinous, mischievous, contrary, anarchistic, Disobeying, treacherous, out of control, Misbehaving, disobedient, defiant, unmanageable, treasonous, insubordinate, factious, subversive, unruly, traitorous, rebellious, intractable, undisciplined, seditious, Disregardful, wayward, disloyal, recalcitrant.
heretical (adjective)
nonconformist (adjective)
maverick, sectarian, oddball, dissident, unorthodox, beatnik, schismatic.


sectarian, heathen, eccentricity, extremism, Sectary, schismatic, heretic, freethinker, bad apple, dissident, separatist, dissenter, religion, infidel, separationist. beatnik (noun)
hippie, bohemian.
eccentric (noun)
weirdo, loner.
nonconformist (noun)
recusant, nonconforming, dissentient, liberal, eccentric, chapelgoer, separatist, dissenter, malcontent, demonstrator, heretic, radical, protester, Sectary, iconoclast, unconformist, unorthodox.
rebel (noun)
maverick, eccentric, iconoclast, liberal, hippie, protester, malcontent, dissentient, bohemian, demonstrator, oddball, radical, protestant, beatnik, dissident, dissenter, weirdo, loner.
separatist (noun)
Sectary, separationist, separatist, schismatic.

Other synonyms:

separatist, abstract, metaphysical, separationist, theoretical, conceptual, deterministic, radical, popular, utopian, central. sectarian, Sectary, schismatic, iconoclast, heretic. bohemian
in opposition
Other relevant words:
recusant, unorthodox, sectarian, metaphysical, abstract, protestant, hippie, unconformist, freethinker, heathen, popular, extremism, chapelgoer, central, bohemian, oddball, liberal, religion, Sectary, utopian, nonconforming, deterministic, separatist, maverick, malcontent, infidel, weirdo, conceptual, iconoclast, protester, dissident, dissenter, separationist, dissentient, theoretical, radical, beatnik, schismatic, eccentric, loner, heretic, eccentricity, demonstrator.

Usage examples for nonconformist

  1. The nonconformist sects were the stronghold of the merchant class and spread rapidly in the American colonies. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  2. The Nonconformist a weekly newspaper, just then established in London, and conducted with marked ability by Mr. Edward Miall, took up the subject of a reform in Parliament, in a series of articles which powerfully argued the right of the working men to the franchise, and the necessity of an equalization of the representation. – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  3. What influenced him I never could understand, but he always seemed jealous of my influence in the village as a Nonconformist – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.