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See definition of conventionality on Dictionary.com
  • as inconformity
  • as indecency
  • as informality
  • as inproperness
  • as inrespectableness
  • as inseemliness

synonyms for conventionality

  • obedience
  • acquiescence
  • allegiance
  • assent
  • consent
  • docility
  • observance
  • orthodoxy
  • resignation
  • submission
  • willingness
See also synonyms for: conventionalities
  • civility
  • correctness
  • courtesy
  • decorum
  • dignity
  • good manners
  • honesty
  • modesty
  • propriety
  • righteousness
  • virtue
  • appropriateness
  • ceremoniousness
  • etiquette
  • fitness
  • fittingness
  • formality
  • respectability
  • seemliness
  • good form

antonyms for conventionality

MOST RELEVANT
  • disagreement
  • resistance
  • difference
  • discord
  • fight
  • noncomformity
  • nonconformity
  • refusal
  • bad manners
  • discourtesy
  • immorality
  • impoliteness
  • impropriety
  • rudeness
  • unsuitableness
  • wrong
  • inappropriateness
  • immodesty
  • indecency
  • obscenity
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    How to use conventionality in a sentence

    His whole life had been a protest against conventionality, and this impassioned denunciation came from a new world.
    THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
    Besides, the gifted Miss Hamilton is an artist, and that covers a multitude of sins against conventionality.
    PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
    "Pouring-out" was one of the great events of Mrs. Dacres' at-homes: it was a sort of sacrifice at the altar of conventionality.
    THE DREADNOUGHT OF THE AIRPERCY F. WESTERMAN
    "I—I must wish you joy," said Neeld, taking refuge in conventionality.
    TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
    Her unsophisticated open-air existence required no varnish of conventionality to make it palatable to him.
    TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
    When the unpleasant task of conventionality was accomplished the magnate resumed his eternal monologue.
    THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
    She had advanced to the secret recesses of sensuousness, yet had hardly crossed the threshold of conventionality.
    RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
    "You pushed neglect of the worship of conventionality rather far," Richard said.
    THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
    Ah, well, conventionality proved perfectly competent to avenge herself!
    THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
    But the gulf of conventionality yawned between them, and there seemed no likelihood of its ever being bridged.
    DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO CONVENTIONALITY

    • acquiescence
    • allegiance
    • assent
    • consent
    • conventionality
    • docility
    • obedience
    • observance
    • orthodoxy
    • resignation
    • submission
    • willingness
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