[ uh-kom-uh-dey-shuh-nist ]
/ əˌkɒm əˈdeɪ ʃə nɪst /
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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.
of, relating to, or characteristic of such a person: They criticized the senator's conduct as being accommodationist.
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Example sentences from the Web for accommodationist
Others on the left were, without doubt, more accommodationist.Conservatives on the Wrong Side of History on Mandela, Most Other Things|Michael Tomasky|December 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
DuBois is cast as the hero of protest; Washington as the shameful accommodationist.
In 2008 his position and perspective were far from accommodationist.Chuck Hagel Deserves Fair Hearing for Defense-Secretary Post|John Avlon|December 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST