Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of conformer.

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Examples

  • While it shouldn't reguire great courage to tell the truth in this country and try and uphold the law and seek justice, it appears it requires this not just because you are going up against the CIA and all to often the FBI and Justice Department, but because you will also be personally attacked with character assassination from the supposedly liberal Left peer group conformers.

    Real Life Heros in Action - Jesse Ventura and his "Conspiracy Theory"Team

  • While it shuldn't require great courage to tell the truth in this country and to try and uphold the law and seek justice, it appears it does require this because you are going up against the CIA and, all too often, the FBI and Department of Justice and will be attacked with character assassination from not just the Right, but also the supposedly Left liberal peer group conformers.

    Real Life Heros in Action - Jesse Ventura and his "Conspiracy Theory"Team

  • I'm not excusing death threats, and I'm not excusing bullying and the mindless urge to punish non-conformers, whether or not they are behaving according to anyone's definition of virtue or vice.

    Twixt

  • And norm-conformers may do so because they have internalized a set of inhibitions about the proscribed behavior.

    What is a norm?

  • When I visit an independent moviehouse or bookstore or the increasingly rare CD store, it is I now who stands apart from the conformers, all wearing their unique' uniform.

    "The tattoo community sees them as posers. It’s like going out in the 1960s to buy a Beatles wig."

  • Makes you laugh when senior officers ‘threaten’ front line policing to the non conformers, not really any punishment for those that can do the job.

    We Are Fading (Big Mouth Strikes Again II) « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • There was in the society of the Austins, outward, stoical conformers to the world, something gravely suggestive of essential eccentricity, something unpretentiously breathing of intellectual effort, that could not fail to hit the fancy of this hot-brained boy.

    Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

  • The sort of men who can be looked for under it, are either mere conformers to commonplace, or time-servers for truth whose arguments on all great subjects are meant for their hearers, and are not those which have convinced themselves.

    On Liberty

  • Even revolt from an ascendant type is easier now than formerly because the rebel can fortify himself with the triumphant records of the non-conformers of the past.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • The professors of religion of the present day, in every church, are lovers of the world, conformers to the world.

    The Revelation Explained

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