nonconforming


nonconforming
non·con·form·ing /ˌnän-kən-'fȯr-miŋ/ adj: failing to conform or comply (as with contract requirements or specifications or a law)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

nonconforming
I adjective aberrant, alien, at odds with, at variance with, Bohemian, contrary, defiant, deviating, different, differing, disagreeing, disapproved, discordant, disobedient, dissentient, dissenting, dissident, dissimilar, distinct, distinguished, diversified, eccentric, exotic, heretical, incongruous, independent, irregular, lawless, nonadhering, noncompliant, nonobservant, nonuniform, original, out of line, out of step, peculiar, quaint, rare, remarkable, singular, solitary, special, unaccountable, unaccustomed, unadaptable, unadjustable, unclassifiable, uncommon, unconformable, unconventional, uncustomary, unexpected, unfashionable, unique, unordinary, unorthodox, unparalleled, unprecedented, unsubmissive, unusual, unwonted associated concepts: nonconforming use II index dissident, eccentric, individual, licentious

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Nonconforming — Non con*form ing, a. Not conforming; declining conformity; especially, not conforming to the established church of a country. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonconforming — [adj] nonobservant independent, individualistic, marching to the beat of a different drummer*, nonadhering, noncompliant, one’s own sweet way*, radical, unorthodox; concept 554 …   New thesaurus

  • nonconforming — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonconforming — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonconforming — adjective That which does not conform, either to the rules of an established church, or to official regulations …   Wiktionary

  • nonconforming — Synonyms and related words: alienated, antiestablishment, at odds with, at variance with, breakaway, contrary, counter culture, deviant, differing, disagreeing, disobedient, disregardful, dissentient, dissenting, dissident, froward, in opposition …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nonconforming — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. independent, *straying from the herd, individualistic, *marching to the beat of a different drummer, unorthodox, radical, disobedient, nonadhering, deviant. ANT.: conforming, *falling in step, obedient …   English dictionary for students

  • nonconforming — adj. not conforming, not adhering to conventional values or beliefs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonconforming — non·conforming …   English syllables

  • nonconforming — non con•form′ing adj …   From formal English to slang


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