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Nonconformity vs Disruptive - What's the difference?

nonconformity | disruptive |

As a noun nonconformity

is rejection of or the failure to conform, especially to standards, rules, or laws.

As an adjective disruptive is

causing disruption or unrest.

nonconformity

English

Noun

  • rejection of or the failure to conform, especially to standards, rules, or laws
  • (religion) the refusal to adhere to a state religion
  • (geology) A type of unconformity in which a non-sedimentary rock intrudes in sedimentary layers.
  • See also

    * alternativism * unconformity * disconformity

    disruptive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Causing disruption or unrest.
  • Children who exhibit disruptive behaviour may be expelled from school.
  • Causing major change, as in a market.
  • * 2005 , Karl D. Schubert, CIO Survival Guide (page 222)
  • companies tend to lose their leadership positions to companies that enter the market with a disruptive technology or market change.