someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)
marked by convention and conformity to customs or rules or styles
"underneath the radical image teenagers are surprisingly conformist"
adhering to established customs or doctrines (especially in religion)
someone who conforms
conforming to established customs etc
In English history, people whose religious practices conformed with the requirements of the Act of Uniformity and so were in concert with the Established Church, the Church of England -- as opposed to those of Nonconformists whose practices were not acceptable to the Church of England.
one who conforms or complies; esp., one who conforms to the Church of England, or to the Established Church, as distinguished from a dissenter or nonconformist
In English history, Conformists were those whose religious practices conformed with the requirements of the Act of Uniformity and so were in concert with the Established Church, the Church of England, as opposed to those of Nonconformists whose practices were not acceptable to the Church of England. In 1662 ministers had to sign the Act of Uniformity to use the Book of Common Prayer. Virtually the only church in the UK that is still truly "Conformist" in this sense is the Church of England.
The numerical value of conformist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of conformist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of conformist in a Sentence
If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.
There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.
The ideal American type is perfectly expressed by the Protestant, individualist, anti-conformist, and this is the type that is in the process of disappearing. In reality there are few left.
A free society cherishes nonconformity. It knows from the non-conformist, from the eccentric, have come many of the great ideas.
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or "get rich" in business by being a conformist.
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