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accommodationist

[uh-kom-uh-dey-shuh-nist] /əˌkɒm əˈdeɪ ʃə nɪst/
noun
1.
a person who finds it expedient to adapt to the opinions or behavior of the majority of people, especially as a means of economic or political survival.
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or characteristic of such a person:
They criticized the senator's conduct as being accommodationist.
Origin of accommodationist
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; accommodation + -ist
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