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 for Nonconformist
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nonconformist \Non`con*form"ist\, n.
     One who does not conform to an established church;
     especially, one who does not conform to the established
     church of England; a dissenter.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: not conforming to some norm or socially approved pattern
             of behavior or thought; "their rabidly nonconformist
             deportment has made them legendary"; "the old stubborn
             nonconformist spirit of the early settlers" [syn:
             nonconformist, unconformist] [ant: conformist]
      2: not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially
         in religion [syn: nonconforming, nonconformist]
      n 1: a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church
           of England [syn: Nonconformist, chapelgoer] [ant:
      2: someone who refuses to conform to established standards of
         conduct [syn: nonconformist, recusant] [ant:

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  191 Moby Thesaurus words for "nonconformist":
     Albigensian, Arian, Bohemian, Cathar, Donatist, Ebionite, Erastian,
     Gnostic, Jansenist, Lollard, Manichaean, Monophysite, Montanist,
     Pelagian, Sabellian, Waldensian, Wyclifite, agitator, alien,
     anomaly, antagonistic, antinomian, antipathetic, apostate, beatnik,
     brawler, breakaway, capricious, case, changeable, changing,
     character, choppy, clashing, conflicting, contradicting,
     contradictory, counteractant, counteracting, counteractive,
     countervailing, counterworking, crackpot, crank, cranky,
     crosspatch, crotchety, demurrer, deviant, deviating, deviative,
     deviatory, different, disorderly, dissenter, dissentient,
     dissident, divaricate, divergent, diversified, diversiform,
     dropout, eccentric, emanationist, erose, erratic, exception,
     extremist, fanatic, flake, flower child, freak, frondeur, heretic,
     heretical, hermit, heterodox, hippie, hobo, hostile, hylotheist,
     iconoclast, iconoclastic, impulsive, inconsistent, inconstant,
     individualist, individualistic, inimical, inner-directed,
     inner-directed person, insubordinate, insurgent, insurrectionary,
     insurrectionist, insurrecto, irregular, jagged, jerky, kook,
     lone wolf, loner, malcontent, maverick, mercurial, meshuggenah,
     misbeliever, misfit, motley, mutable, mutineer, natural, naysayer,
     nonconformer, nonconforming, nonjuror, nonstandard, nonuniform,
     nut, objector, odd fellow, oddball, oddity, opinionist, opposing,
     opposition voice, oppositional, oppugnant, original, outsider,
     pantheist, pariah, perverse, pluralistic, protestant, protester,
     queer duck, queer fish, queer specimen, radical, ragged, rara avis,
     reactionary, rebel, rebellious, recalcitrant, recluse, recusant,
     renegade, renitent, repugnant, resistant, revolter, revolutionary,
     revolutionist, rioter, rough, schismatic, screwball, sectarian,
     sectary, separatist, solitary, spasmodic, sporadic, sport,
     strange duck, subversive, swinger, traitor, tramp, type,
     ugly duckling, unconformist, unequable, unequal, uneven,
     unorthodox, unstable, unsteady, unsystematic, ununiform, variable,
     variegated, variform, various, varying, wavering, weirdo, yippie,

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