Meaning of nonconformity


Pronunciation: (non"kun-fôr'mi-tē), [key]
— n.
  1. failure or refusal to conform, as with established customs, attitudes, or ideas.
  2. lack of conformity or agreement.
  3. (often cap.) refusal to conform to the Church of England.
  4. an unconformity that separates crystalline rocks, either igneous or metamorphic, from sedimentary rocks.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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