from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who uncritically or habitually conforms to the customs, rules, or styles of a group.
- adj. Marked by conformity or convention: "Underneath the image, teenagers today are surprisingly conformist” ( Selina S. Guber).
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- n. someone who conforms
- adj. conforming to established customs etc
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. marked by conformity or convention; not corresponding to current customs or rules or styles. Opposite of
- adj. same as conforming.
- n. One who conforms or complies; esp., one who conforms to the Church of England, or to the Established Church, as distinguished from a
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who conforms or complies; specifically, in England, one who complies with the form of worship of the Established Church, as distinguished from a dissenter or nonconformist.
- n. In entomology, a British collector's name for a noctuid moth, Xylina conformis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. adhering to established customs or doctrines (especially in religion)
- adj. marked by convention and conformity to customs or rules or styles
- n. someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)
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