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noun as in person in agreement

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Yet navigating such vast social networks may also require we become more willing to adapt ourselves to them, to be more conformist.

If many of your friends are busy people who care about movies but simply don’t have time to read all the reviews, they might be informational conformists.

It’s too pat to declare that conservatism is the new “punk rock,” but the left has surrendered any pretence of being a dangerous, intellectually honest home for free-thinkers, and has instead become a safe space for screeching conformists.

Steve learns more about this one-time academic and Hollywood non-conformist, who is both very similar to him and also quite his opposite.

It’s a rhetorical trick that allows him to attack anybody who disagrees with him as a mindless conformist.

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“I find myself and my peers thinking, ‘This current generation is so corporate, so conformist, so apolitical,’” Wolf says.

It becomes a non-conformist activity, reading becomes a risk.

We see glimpses of your former, less conformist self, reemerging, which has plans to stick around.

The man lives a very conformist lifestyle—fashioning his apartment like an IKEA catalog, obeying his tyrannical boss, etc.

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

He threatened to punish any man "who gave two pence" toward the support of a Non-conformist minister.

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

Now, thousands of Non-conformist chapels proclaim its meaning gone, and its language an affectation and an insolence.

A patent dated April 9th of that year required that within six weeks all parishes should instal conformist clergy or close.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conformist, such as: bourgeois, emulator, follower, sheep, traditionalist, and babbit.

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