- of or characterized by conforming, especially in action or appearance.
Origin of conformist
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Examples from the Web for conformist
“I find myself and my peers thinking, ‘This current generation is so corporate, so conformist, so apolitical,’” Wolf says.Who Invented the ‘Teenager’?
March 14, 2014
He was a conformist to the conventionalities of the surroundings in which he was placed.Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865
Ward Hill Lamon
Thus a mistake has changed me into a conformist, though I never changed my creed.Irish Wit and Humor
Many refused, including a number of the conformist ministers.A Short History of Scotland
Cozens has a conscience—a conformist conscience—and is a first-class season-ticket holder.
The people of Upton, great and small, conformist or nonconformist, were proud of their rector.Brought Home
- a person who adopts the attitudes, behaviour, dress, etc of the group to which he belongs
- a person who complies with the practices of an established church, esp the Church of England
- of a conforming nature or character
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Word Origin and History for conformist
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