- in accordance with an accepted manner, model, or tradition.
- (of figurative art) represented in a generalized or simplified manner.
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The son of a Conventionalist who had not favored the King's death.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Sometimes, they force the re-baptism of infants by the conventionalist cur, and shoot at the traditional father.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 3 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
It was evident John Grier's act was thought by the conventionalist to be a wicked blunder.Carnac's Folly, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Romme (brother of the Conventionalist, principal author of the Calendar) laid the foundations of our very important science.The Sea|Jules Michelet
He would have been a conventionalist and epicurean, unless he had been a seer.