Conformist
Conformist Con*form"ist, n. 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}. [1913 Webster]

A cheeful conformist to your judgment. --Jer.Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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  • conformist — CONFORMÍST, Ă, conformişti, ste, s.m. şi f. Persoană care se conformează din oportunism părerilor, convingerilor altora, chiar dacă acestea nu corespund convingerilor sale. – Din fr. conformiste. Trimis de Joseph, 23.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • conformist — adj. 1. marked by conformity or convention; not corresponding to current customs or rules or styles; as, underneath the radical image teenagers are surprisingly conformist. Opposite of {nonconformist}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. same as {conforming}. Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conformist — index philistine Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • conformist — one who conforms in any way, originally usually with reference to religion; 1630s, from CONFORM (Cf. conform) + IST (Cf. ist). Cf. CONFORMISM (Cf. conformism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • conformist — [n] person in agreement Babbit, bourgeois, brick in a wall*, conventionalist, emulator, follower, one of the herd*, rubber stamp*, sheep*, traditionalist, yes man*; concepts 361,423 …   New thesaurus

  • conformist — ► NOUN ▪ a person who conforms to accepted behaviour or established practices. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ conventional. DERIVATIVES conformism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • conformist — [[t]kənfɔ͟ː(r)mɪst[/t]] conformists ADJ GRADED Someone who is conformist behaves or thinks like everyone else rather than doing things that are original. He may have to become more conformist if he is to prosper again... Mr Gordon now feels… …   English dictionary

  • conformist — adjective thinking and behaving like everyone else, because you do not want to be different: conformist thinking conformist noun (C): his refusal to be a conformist …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • conformist — UK [kənˈfɔː(r)mɪst] / US [kənˈfɔrmɪst] adjective behaving in a way that most people think is correct or suitable Derived word: conformist UK / US noun countable Word forms conformist : singular conformist plural conformists …   English dictionary

  • conformist — con|form|ist [kənˈfo:mıst US o:r ] adj thinking and behaving like everyone else, because you do not want to be different, or forcing people to do this often used to show disapproval →↑nonconformist ▪ a country with a conformist education system… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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