conventionalism

[ kuh n-ven-shuh-nl-iz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF conventionalism
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A current conventionalism in the synagogs was that the just would 'eat the Shekinah.'

In morals he sets up a higher standard than conventionalism.

He would have been a subject of some dynasty or a victim of some conventionalism.

Conventionalism is another of the drifts which that Rock has to arrest.

But instead, we have a world of propriety and conventionalism.

Thomas Hardy, too, has been arraigned for the conventionalism of his plots.

On the other hand it produces some of the worst features of conventionalism.

There is a delightful freedom from conventionalism in the matter of dress.

His attitudes and walk were graceful, picturesque, often superb, but not absolutely free from conventionalism.

Conventionalism, precisely because it is a degradation in human character, is a first necessity in ornamentation.

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