Synonyms of recusant


1. nonconformist, recusant, dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, contestant

usage: someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct


1. dissentient, recusant, unorthodox (vs. orthodox)

usage: (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England

2. recusant, disobedient (vs. obedient)

usage: refusing to submit to authority; "the recusant electors...cooperated in electing a new Senate"- Mary W.Williams

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Definition and meaning of recusant (Dictionary)