One who conforms to a belief or set of beliefs held by someone else. For example, as many of the definitions on this page have noticed, there are adolescent social groups in Western society that many people feel the need to conform to, such as goths, punks and emos for example. However, some people may be forced to conform to a set of beliefs that they do not necessarily wish to follow; for example, in dictatorships like the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany in the 20th century, people were forced to conform to what the government believed, regardless of what they themselves thought.

The realm of conformism can be stretched, however. For example, one might argue that by being a non-conformist, you are conforming to non-conformism. However, this is bullshit and you should severely injure anyone who truly believes in that. There is no such thing as the non-conformist group in the same manner as there are punks and emos.

Of course, you could be a non-conformist by not conforming to the social norms as defined by adults, not adolescents, but nobody gives a shit about those anyway.
A conformist is what most of the people who have put entries onto urban dictionary are. You're not a non-conformist simply because you laugh at conformists. A non-conformist is a true rebel, fighting against whatever the prevalent social groups are in their society. In modern Western society, this essentially means wearing whatever you want, listening to whatever music you want, reading what you want and so on, not choosing a social group (such as the emos) and shoehorning yourself into that particular style. For example; ask an emo exactly why they like emo music or emo clothes and don't stop until you get a satisfactory answer. No, wait, don't, because you'll die long before you do (unless they really do like their clothes and music for real reasons, which is unlikely).

Someone who likes whatever music they actually like is a non-conformist. If someone likes music from any genre simply because they like that particular piece of music then they are a non-conformist in that particular area of life.
by Lord of the Pies May 07, 2006
Somone who does somthing becasue it seems like the "cool" thing to do, or becasue everyone else is doing it.,
someone who choses a certain way of life, or fashon.
Non-conformists cannot say they are not a conformist becasue they are conforming to non conformity.
by Katie fox February 14, 2005
A term that emo kids often use to describe preps.
"We fucking hate how those preps are all the same, stupid conformists. So we band together and dress in black with excessive amounts of eyeliner and listen to shitty bands like Taking Back Sunday"
by LL Cool Jen October 25, 2009
a person following the crowd like a headless chicken.
You're such a conformist.
by MaEEEEEEE December 24, 2009
this means ur a god damn tool who cant think for your fucking self for once. enough said
those morrons are conformists. bunch of dumb asses who need to belong
by lost in truth August 29, 2010
normal people

people who say, do, wear, eat, drink, etc. only normal things so as not to look different.

in conformists opinion different is weird.
*lacreesha see a group of girls talking about twilight*
"stupid conformists" - lacreesa
by aconformist January 23, 2010
Societys Bitch, someone who can not think for him/herself and without MTV would not know what music they should like.
Timmy From Redland/Magrudar

Ben- "Hey look, Timmy's coming"

Zack- "Yeah, I fucking hate that conformist!"

Chris- "WHITE POWER!"
by Non-conformist 4 life March 18, 2007
one or many people who blend in together, this is most common in the lies and slander of all Christianity. Try as you might no one is 100% nonconforming however goth kids and satanists are two different things entirely.
Following, listening to, hanging out with, looking like, and sounding alike is all forms of conforming.
Christianity has so many conformists that it will ruin this world.
by Dustin@egoth.com December 26, 2006

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