Non·con·form·i·ty n. Neglect or failure of conformity; especially, in England, the neglect or refusal to unite with the established church in its rites and modes of worship.
n 1: lack of harmony or correspondence
2: a lack of conformity [syn: nonconformance] [ant: conformity]
3: unorthodoxy as a consequence of not conforming to expected
standards or values
4: failure to conform [ant: conformity]