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  • n. Plural form of nonconformist.

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Examples

  • I'm glad there is some hint of organization among the freethinkers these days - it seems often that the dogmatic collectives have the benefit of organization over us - an organization of 'nonconformists' is a bit of an oxymoron if you think about it.

    Blevkog

  • The nonconformists have a much stricter set of rules to follow than everyone else.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Herd of Individualists, Wolfman Edition

  • The café -- innocuously tucked in amid the strip malls along Busch Boulevard -- attracts local musicians, poets and political nonconformists.

    Pat LaMarche: The Oil Spill Is Our Dust Bowl

  • The café -- innocuously tucked in amid the strip malls along Busch Boulevard -- attracts local musicians, poets and political nonconformists.

    Pat LaMarche: The Oil Spill Is Our Dust Bowl

  • It isn't so much that the novel is short on "satiric bite" as that ultimately it is merely satire, a relatively mild critique of post-9/11 New York under Bloomberg, which has become inhospitable to its misfits and nonconformists.

    The Reading Experience

  • Governments and churches had long maintained order by punishing nonconformists with mutilation, torture and gruesome forms of execution, such as burning, breaking, disembowelment, impalement and sawing in half.

    Violence Vanquished

  • Item: his brother is most likely a Catholic, as are his mother, sister, chief mistress (she keeps a prie-Dieu in her bedroom now), and wife, and he is arguing with Parliament over the nonconformists (he is for toleration, bravo!)

    Exit the Actress

  • Now, one of the side-effects of how Mennonite and Amish culture works, is that nonconformists/those who are “too curious” end up eventually being completely shunned and ostracized from the entire community.

    Blocking the information highway

  • Bern Alternative Russia With 200 works by 46 contemporary Russian artists spanning nearly four decades, "Passion and Painting: Russian Art since 1970" looks at the motivations and provocations of the country's nonconformists.

    What's On Around Europe

  • Although he calls them "nonconformists," he concludes that in important ways they epitomize tradition: Firm believers in the values that undergird a system they hold dear, whether it be a society or a code of professional ethics, they abhor the notion of crime committed in its name.

    When Risky Is Right

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