Eccentric and Nonconformist


Eccentric adjective - Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: his eccentric decorating style isn't going over well with the neighbors

Nonconformist is a synonym for eccentric in idiosyncratic topic. In some cases you can use "Nonconformist" instead the word "Eccentric" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like unusual, unorthodox, crank, bohemian.


Nonconformist noun - A person who does not conform to generally accepted standards or customs.
Usage example: always the nonconformist, she insisted on wearing red on St. Patrick's Day and not green like everyone else

Eccentric is a synonym for nonconformist in dissenter topic. You can use "Eccentric" instead the word "Nonconformist" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as unorthodox, beliefs.

Nearby Word: nonconformity

How words are described

old old eccentric old nonconformist
quirky quirky eccentric quirky nonconformist
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