nonconformism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nonconformism the practice of nonconformity
    • n nonconformism a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nonconformism Same as nonconformity.
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Usage

In literature:

She was far from being seriously concerned about his nonconformity.
"Far from the Madding Crowd" by Thomas Hardy
Colonel Kirke'll learn these nonconforming oafs something they'll not forget in generations.
"Captain Blood" by Rafael Sabatini
That nonconformity will remain a goad and remembrancer, and every inquirer will have to dispose of him, in the first place.
"Essays, Second Series" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Yet we know from history, in England, France, Germany, that the time of nonconformity brought out the manhood of the nation.
"Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete" by George Meredith
Puritanism did not mean nonconformity in her days, and in fact everyone who was earnest and scrupulous was apt to be termed a Puritan.
"Under the Storm" by Charlotte M. Yonge
He would have had the Church make peace with the Dissenters; he was all for up setting tests so far as Nonconformity was concerned.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
The young tremble even more than the old at the penalties of nonconformity.
"On Compromise" by John Morley
Happily the massive Nonconformity of the country was hardly touched either by his influence or his example.
"Great Britain and Her Queen" by Anne E. Keeling
Religious nonconformity continued especially among the humble people.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Of the heads of this party, I shall notice Penry and Udall, two self-devoted victims to Nonconformity.
"Calamities and Quarrels of Authors" by Isaac Disraeli
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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.
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In science:

However, the calculation of correlation functions or S matrices, relevant for physical scattering of particles, remains difficult for nonconformal and nonsupersymmetric theories.
Gluon scattering in ${\cal N}=4$ Super Yang-Mills at finite temperature
One such possibility is to put the previous system at finite temperature, which would give a nonconformal and nonsupersymmetric theory.
Gluon scattering in ${\cal N}=4$ Super Yang-Mills at finite temperature
Barreira, Dimension estimates in nonconformal hyperbolic dynamics.
On the topological pressure of random bundle transformations in sub-additive case
The polynomial φ can then be written as a sum of a conformal part φ0 and a nonconformal part φ1 , where φ0 (h) = Xi 6≡j aihi , φ1 (h) = Xi≡j (the congruences are mod n).
Primitive ideals of noetherian generalized down-up algebras
If C = 0, then the nonconformal part φ1 (h) acts as the zero operator on M , and thus we are in the same situation as the conformal case.
Primitive ideals of noetherian generalized down-up algebras
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