Definition of nonconforming:
nonconforming (part of speech: adjective)
- out of the ordinary,
- sectarian (part of speech: adjective)
The first book to mention in connection with this struggle is Delaune's Plea for the Nonconformists; a book round which hangs a melancholy tale, and which is entitled to a niche in the library of Fame for other reasons than the mere fact of its having been burnt before the Royal Exchange in 1683. The story shows the sacerdotalism of the Church of England at its very worst, and helps to explain the evil heritage of hatred which, in the hearts of the nonconforming sects, has since descended and still clings to her.- "Books Condemned to be Burnt", James Anson Farrer.
Even his arm and claw became an animate hand when Grant waved them as he talked; and his wide, pugnacious shoulders, his shock of nonconforming red hair, his towering body, and his solid workman's legs, firm as oak beams,- all,- claw, arms, shoulders, trunk and legs,- translated into human understanding the rebel soul of Grant Adams.- "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.
- "The Man Who Rose Again", Joseph Hocking.