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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONFORMIST

He was a conformist to the conventionalities of the surroundings in which he was placed.

Thus a mistake has changed me into a conformist, though I never changed my creed.

Many refused, including a number of the conformist ministers.

Cozens has a conscience—a conformist conscience—and is a first-class season-ticket holder.

The people of Upton, great and small, conformist or nonconformist, were proud of their rector.

Due to the conformist spirit of the dominant crowd, native-born Americans are losing their intellectual leadership.

The preacher told the magistrates that he was a Conformist, and therefore not subject to the penalties of the Act in question.

It is an antithesis against which conformist dialecticians have always turned their sharpest weapons.

In fact, the disorders and attacks on conformist ministers were of a violence much overlooked by our historians.

Mr. Bright, one of these ministers, is said by Hubbard to have been a Conformist.

WORD ORIGIN

"one who conforms" in any way, originally usually with reference to religion; 1630s, from conform + -ist. Cf. conformism.

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