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noun as in conformity

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This divergence from male conventionality stretches even further, judging from the names on the Elite list.

His whole life had been a protest against conventionality, and this impassioned denunciation came from a new world.

Besides, the gifted Miss Hamilton is an artist, and that covers a multitude of sins against conventionality.

"Pouring-out" was one of the great events of Mrs. Dacres' at-homes: it was a sort of sacrifice at the altar of conventionality.

"I—I must wish you joy," said Neeld, taking refuge in conventionality.

Her unsophisticated open-air existence required no varnish of conventionality to make it palatable to him.


On this page you'll find 171 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conventionality, such as: obedience, acquiescence, allegiance, assent, consent, and docility.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.