non-conformist

  • 1 non-conformist — (n.) also nonconformist, 1610s, originally one who adhered to Church of England doctrine but not its practice, from NON (Cf. non ) + CONFORMIST (Cf. conformist). After their ejection under the Act of Uniformity (1662) the name passed to the… …

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  • 2 non-conformist — see nonconformist …

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  • 3 non-conformist — One who refuses to comply with others; one who refuses to join in the established forms of custom, belief, styles, usages, rules, etc …

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  • 4 non-conformist — One who refuses to comply with others; one who refuses to join in the established forms of custom, belief, styles, usages, rules, etc …

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  • 5 NON-CONFORMIST — …

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  • 6 Samuel Jones (non-conformist) — Samuel Jones (1628 ndash; September 1697) was a Welsh nonconformist clergyman, who established an academy for educating dissenting ministers.LifeJones was born in Denbighshire, Wales, near Chirk Castle, in 1628. He matriculated at All Souls… …

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  • 7 non-conformiste — [ nɔ̃kɔ̃fɔrmist ] n. et adj. • 1688; de l angl. nonconformist 1 ♦ Hist. Protestant qui n est pas conformiste. Adj. Doctrine, église non conformiste. ⇒ dissident. 2 ♦ Par ext. (1830) Personne qui ne se conforme pas aux usages établis, aux opinions …

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  • 8 non — non·bank; non·belligerent; non·book; non·combatant; non·combustible; non·committal; non·conformist; non·de·script; non·effective; non·essential; non·existent; non·immune; non·interventionist; non·ionic; non·ju·rant; non·literate; non·metallic;… …

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  • 9 Non-conformists of the 1930s — Not to be confused with Nonconformism. The Non Conformists of the 1930s refers to a nebula of groups and individuals during the inter war period in France which was looking for new solutions to face the political, economical and social crisis.… …

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  • 10 non·con·form·ist — /ˌnɑːnkənˈfoɚrmıst/ noun, pl ists [count] : a person who does not behave the way most people behave : someone who does not conform He was a nonconformist in college but now wears a three piece suit to work every day. They were stubborn… …

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  • 11 The Conformist — For the film see The Conformist (film). The Conformist ( Il conformista ) is a novel by Alberto Moravia published in 1951, which details the life and desire for normalcy of a government official during Italy s fascist period. It is also known for …

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  • 12 nonconformist — non·conformist …

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  • 13 nonconformist — /non keuhn fawr mist/, n. 1. a person who refuses to conform, as to established customs, attitudes, or ideas. 2. (often cap.) a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England; dissenter. [1610 20; NON + CONFORMIST] Syn. 1.… …

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  • 14 Bulldozer Exhibition — ( ru. Бульдозерная выставка) was an unofficial art exhibition on a vacant lot in Belyayevo urban forest by Moscow avant garde artists on September 15, 1974. The exhibition was forcefully broken up by a large police force that included bulldozers… …

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  • 15 nonconformist — [[t]nɒ̱nkənfɔ͟ː(r)mɪst[/t]] nonconformists also non conformist 1) ADJ GRADED If you say that someone s way of life or opinions are nonconformist, you mean that they are different from those of most people. Their views are non conformist and their …

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  • 16 Isaac Watts — (July 17, 1674 – November 25, 1748) is recognised as the Father of English Hymnody , as he was the first prolific and popular English hymnwriter, credited with some 750 hymns. Many of his hymns remain in active use today and have been translated… …

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  • 17 Sara Flower — Sara Elizabeth Flower (c.1820 1865)[1] was a British born contralto singer now almost forgotten to history who became Australia s first operatic diva. She began a very promising musical career in London in the 1840s but decamped to Australia late …

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  • 18 Vestments controversy — The vestments controversy arose in the English Reformation, ostensibly concerning vestments, but more fundamentally concerned with English Protestant identity, doctrine, and various church practices. First initiated by John Hooper s rejection of… …

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  • 19 London Metropolitan Archives — building The London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) are the main archives for the Greater London area. Established in 1997, having previously been known as the Greater London Record Office, they are financed by the City of London Corporation. Based… …

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  • 20 Heresy in the 20th century — Formal charges of heresy, although less common than in the medieval period, have not died out. Within the Christian churches there continued to be formal charges of heresy as well as less formal censures such as dismissal. The key issues in the… …

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