Definitions

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  • n. A willingness to conform; conformity

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  • n. orthodoxy in thoughts and belief.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. orthodoxy in thoughts and belief

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Examples

  • We must also do battle against what we call conformism, referring to mediocre grades.

    NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE STUDENTS

  • Actually openness results in American conformism—out there in the rest of the world is a drab diversity that teaches only that values are relative, whereas here we can create all the life-styles we want.

    THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

  • We should also wage an energetic war against what someone here called conformism having a mediocre grade.

    NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE STUDENTS

  • Is criticism of left-wing "conformism" off-limits?

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • The Lonely Crowd sank into a dusty, period-piece near-oblivion from which it has never since reemerged, except occasionally as an item in Homeric catalogues of contemporaneous critiques of fifties "conformism"

    AFF Doublethink Online

  • From that premise, Benedict said that personal spiritual renewal requires “non-conformism,” an unwillingness to “submit oneself to the scheme of the current epoch.”

    Quote of the Day

  • As Cardinal Ratzinger he observed that "the Successor of Peter is the rock which guarantees a rigorous fidelity to the Word of God against arbitrariness and conformism: hence the martyrological nature of his primacy".

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • In this student's view, the pressure for political conformism had combined with a suppressed anxiety about Islam into a toxic mix of hostility against one man.

    At Harvard, Groupthink About Islam

  • But, for the most part, for all the talk of free debate, Soviet law schools taught conformism.

    The Return

  • It's a parallel world to the starchy conformism of drab, respectable Britain.

    Lord Kitchener steps off the Empire Windrush

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