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synonyms for conventional wisdom

  • commonplace
  • lieu commun
  • locus communis
  • platitude
  • truism
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How to use conventional wisdom in a sentence

In Luke it is said, “And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The wisdom of a scribe cometh by his time of leisure: and he that is less in action, shall receive wisdom.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Nations shall declare his wisdom, and the church shall shew forth his praise.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He showed his wisdom in giving the Pandemonium card-room a very wide berth for the rest of his days.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
My children, keep discipline in peace: for wisdom that is hid, and a treasure that is not seen, what profit is there in them both?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Alford speaks of this as remarkable; but vision is the especial promise of Wisdom, therefore of Solomon, son of David.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The obeying of several hints, of secret impulses, argues great wisdom.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
And ruling over the present people, and by the strength of wisdom instructing the people in most holy words.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And thou wast filled as a river with wisdom, and thy soul covered the earth.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CONVENTIONAL WISDOM

  • climate of opinion
  • community sentiment
  • consensus gentium
  • conventional wisdom
  • general belief
  • group pressure
  • popular belief
  • prevailing belief
  • prevailing sentiment
  • public belief
  • social pressure
  • special-interest pressure
  • vox pop
  • vox populi
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.