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See definition of conventionalism on Dictionary.com
  • as inrigor
  • as incustom
  • as informality

synonyms for conventionalism

  • accuracy
  • austerity
  • difficulty
  • firmness
  • hardship
  • harshness
  • ordeal
  • precision
  • rigidity
  • tenacity
  • tribulation
  • vicissitude
  • affliction
  • asperity
  • conscientiousness
  • exactitude
  • hardness
  • inclemency
  • inflexibility
  • intolerance
  • meticulousness
  • obduracy
  • preciseness
  • privation
  • punctiliousness
  • roughness
  • severity
  • sternness
  • stiffness
  • stringency
  • suffering
  • thoroughness
  • traditionalism
  • trial
  • visitation
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antonyms for conventionalism

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  • calm
  • calmness
  • ease
  • happiness
  • inaccuracy
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • weakness
  • health
  • kindness
  • elasticity
  • flexibility
  • leniency
  • pliability
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How to use conventionalism in a sentence

This opens up the whole question of realism versus conventionalism in art—a subject much too large to be treated here.
SELECTIONS FROM PREVIOUS WORKSSAMUEL BUTLER
The old conventionalism has now altogether disappeared; there is an attempt to paint nature as she really is.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
The rules of conventionalism have reared an adamantine partition wall between the two.
THE HINDOOS AS THEY ARESHIB CHUNDER BOSE
In the chapter on Industrial Exemption and Conservatism we are introduced to the reason of conventionalism and of its power.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, AUGUST 1899VARIOUS
His dislike of the effete conventionalism of the literary creed blended with his aversion to the political rule of the time.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
Almost all field-workers are "weather wise," and their conversation on this head has no town conventionalism about it.
POACHERS AND POACHINGJOHN WATSON
We have had enough of mere imported conventionalism in manners.
HOW TO BEHAVE: A POCKET MANUAL OF REPUBLICAN ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO CORRECT PERSONAL HABITSSAMUEL R WELLS
There was a time, it is said, when English and American literature seemed to be expiring of conventionalism.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 20, NO. 122, DECEMBER, 1867VARIOUS
The bonds of conventionalism were silently dissolving in the rising glow of his poetic nature.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 3VARIOUS
It is often conventionalism, implying as little devotion in the person represented, as regular attendance at church does with us.
MODERN PAINTERS, VOLUME V (OF 5)JOHN RUSKIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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