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kənˈfɔr mɪstcon·form·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conformistadjective

    someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)

  2. conformistadjective

    marked by convention and conformity to customs or rules or styles

    "underneath the radical image teenagers are surprisingly conformist"

  3. conforming, conformistadjective

    adhering to established customs or doctrines (especially in religion)

Wiktionary

  1. conformistnoun

    someone who conforms

  2. conformistadjective

    conforming to established customs etc

  3. Conformistnoun

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conformistnoun

    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

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  1. Conformist

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conformist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conformist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of conformist in a Sentence

  1. J. Paul Getty:

    No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or "get rich" in business by being a conformist.

  2. Ayn Rand:

    There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.

  3. Henry Steele Commager:

    A free society cherishes nonconformity. It knows from the non-conformist, from the eccentric, have come many of the great ideas.

  4. J. Paul Getty:

    No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or get rich in business by being a conformist.

  5. Bill Vaughan:

    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.

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  • konformistaCzech
  • konformistisch, KonformistGerman
  • conformistaSpanish
  • konformistė, konformistinė, prisitaikėliška, konformistas, prisitaikėlis, prisitaikanti, prisitaikėlė, prisitaikėliškas, prisitaikantis, konformistinisLithuanian
  • uymacıTurkish

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