Conformity
Conformity Con*form"i*ty, n.; pl. {Conformities}. [Cf. F. conformit['e].] 1. Correspondence in form, manner, or character; resemblance; agreement; congruity; -- followed by to, with, or between. [1913 Webster]

By our conformity to God. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster]

The end of all religion is but to draw us to a conformity with God. --Dr. H.More. [1913 Webster]

A conformity between the mental taste and the sensitive taste. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eng. Eccl. Hist.) Compliance with the usages of the Established Church. [1913 Webster]

The king [James I.] soon afterward put forth a proclamation requiring all ecclesiastical and civil officers to do their duty by enforcing conformity. --Hallam. [1913 Webster]


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