- in accordance with an accepted manner, model, or tradition.
- (of figurative art) represented in a generalized or simplified manner.
Origin of conventional
SYNONYMS FOR conventional
Examples from the Web for conventionally
The women Peterson photographed were offbeat, eccentric, irreverent, and not conventionally pretty.Gosta Peterson's Bohemian Rhapsody: Unpacking a Photographer's '60s Secrets|Lizzie Crocker|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sitting at the desk was a man in his mid- to late 40s, balding, conventionally dressed in slacks and an Oxford shirt, no tie.Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research|Ridley Pearson|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And because Dunham is not a size zero or ‘conventionally’ beautiful, Girls has been hailed as brave and feminist.
Montgomery is part of a small but growing group of conventionally trained physicians disillusioned with traditional medical care.Doctors Should Start Advocating Dietary Options to Treat Heart Disease|Daniela Drake|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Immigrant is far from a conventionally naturalistic historical film.Cannes Diary: James Gray’s ‘The Immigrant,’ Starring Marion Cotillard, Shines|Richard Porton|May 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But this we know only because such meaning had been conventionally determined when the symbol was first established.The Symbolism of Freemasonry|Albert G. Mackey
If the involuntary cry of pain which is conventionally represented by “Oh!”Language|Edward Sapir
He had the conventionally aristocratic features, thin lips and steely blue eyes.The Devil's Paw|E. Phillips Oppenheim
The branch of mathematics called the Theory of Equations is conventionally restricted to equations of this type.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The two met in a field outside Paris, with seconds, with all the conventionally correct paraphernalia.Foes|Mary Johnston