[ uh-kom-uh-dey-shuh-nist ]
/ əˌkɒm əˈdeɪ ʃə nɪst /


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.

Origin of accommodationist

First recorded in 1960–65; accommodation + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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