A dissenter from an established church, especially a Protestant nonconformist.
One who promotes or engages in schism.
A person who professes a heresy; esp., a church member who holds beliefs opposed to church dogma
The definition of a nonconformist is a person who refuses to adhere to established social orders or to fulfill the expectations placed on him by custom or society.
One who advocates cultural, ethnic, or racial separation.
disagreeing, especially with a majority
The definition of heterodox is something outside of usually accepted beliefs.
One who engages in armed resistance against the established government of one's country
The life or condition of a person in a religious order:
One who agitates, especially one who engages in political agitation.
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