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Meaning of CONFORMIST

Pronunciation:  kun'formist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)
  2. [adj]  marked by conformity or convention; not corresponding to current customs or rules or styles; "underneath the radical image teenagers are surprisingly conformist"
  3. [adj]  adhering to established customs or doctrines (especially in religion)
 

CONFORMIST is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: conforming, orthodox
 
 Antonyms: nonconformist, nonconformist, recusant, unconformist
 
 See Also: conservative, conservativist

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*form"ist\, n.
One who conforms or complies; esp., one who conforms to the
Church of England, or to the Established Church, as
distinguished from a {dissenter} or {nonconformist}.

      A cheeful conformist to your judgment.   --Jer.Taylor.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anal character, ape, Babbitt, bourgeois, burgher, compulsive character, conformer, conventionalist, copier, copycat, copyist, counterfeiter, cuckoo, dissembler, dissimulator, echo, echoer, echoist, faker, forger, formalist, Grundy, hypocrite, imitator, impersonator, impostor, methodologist, Middle American, middle-class type, mime, mimer, mimic, mimicker, mocker, mockingbird, model child, monkey, organization man, parrot, pedant, perfectionist, Philistine, phony, plagiarist, plastic person, poll-parrot, polly, polly-parrot, poseur, precisian, precisianist, sheep, simulator, square, teenybopper, trimmer, yes-man
 

 

 

 

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