• WordNet 3.6
    • adj nonconforming not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Nonconforming Not conforming; declining conformity; especially, not conforming to the established church of a country.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • nonconforming Failing or refusing to conform; specifically, refusing to comply with the requisitions of the Act of Uniformity, or to conform to the forms and regulations of the Church of England. See nonconformist.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Nonconforming not conforming, esp. to an established church
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In literature:

Though never again seriously troubled for his nonconformity, his preaching journeys were not always without risk.
"The Life of John Bunyan" by Edmund Venables
These opportune tears shed by her nonconforming child should make their stay good for another two months at least.
"Jewel" by Clara Louise Burnham
But there stayed behind Puritan and nonconforming minds in the bodies of many parishioners.
"Pioneers of the Old South" by Mary Johnston
For nonconformity the world whips you with its displeasure.
"Essays, First Series" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
It would be impossible here to go into details and proofs of the nonconformity of each bishop.
"An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800" by Mary Frances Cusack
It gave a great stimulus to Nonconformity, which now became for the first time an important factor in the national life.
"Outspoken Essays" by William Ralph Inge
The majority were strongly tinctured with Puritanism, but nonconformity took on many shades of opinion.
"England in America, 1580-1652" by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
If the spirit is that of nonconformity to the world, so should the dress or uniform be.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, September 1st, 1920" by Various
Why is the earnest Liberalism and Nonconformity of Lancashire and Yorkshire to be agitated on this question by hope deferred?
"Matthew Arnold" by G. W. E. Russell

In news:

Gender nonconformity linked to child abuse.
Gordon Mills' Sept 26 take on opposition to Kimball Art Center's (KAC) nonconforming addition is interesting.
Fifty percent expansion to nonconforming structures set to expire in 2012.
Fifty percent expansion to nonconforming structures set to expire in 2012.
City Council approves nonconforming use.
Nonconformity With Delivery Obligations Under NGFA Trade Rules.
Atop the Leader Board in Fun and Nonconformity, Too.
Great by Choice coauthor Morten Hansen on his favorite business myth, nonconforming leader, and more.
Looking at the lives of transgender and gender-nonconforming people killed (so far) this year to mark the International Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Families of Gender Nonconforming and Transgender Kids to Convene in Berkeley.
What should parents do if their child appears to be transgender or gender nonconforming.
MSC considers proposals on whether clerks should return nonconforming filings.

In science:

Since conformal algebras behave somewhat differently than nonconformal ones, we will treat these two cases separately.
Primitive ideals of noetherian generalized down-up algebras
We still split φ into a conformal part and a nonconformal part, but the nonconformal part is just a monomial: φ1 (h) = sC hj for some C 6= 0.
Primitive ideals of noetherian generalized down-up algebras
Crewther relation to nonconformally invariant gauge theory.
Precision Tests of Quantum Chromodynamics and the Standard Model
Such leading-twist predictions between observables are called “commensurate scale relations” and are identical for conformal and nonconformal theories .
Testing QCD with Hypothetical Tau Leptons
This is what one expects to obtain for the equation of the minimally coupled (nonconformal) scalar field after conformal transformation.
Gravitational Waves from Braneworld Inflation