nonconformance

Definitions of nonconformance
1

n failure to conform to accepted standards of behavior

Synonyms:
nonconformity
Antonyms:
abidance, compliance, conformation, conformity
acting according to certain accepted standards
Types:
nonobservance
a lack of conformity with law or custom or practice etc.
Type of:
failure
an act that fails

n a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs

Synonyms:
nonconformism, nonconformity
Antonyms:
conformism, conformity
orthodoxy in thoughts and belief
Type of:
heresy, heterodoxy, unorthodoxy
any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position

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