conformism


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con·form·ist

 (kən-fôr′mĭst)
n.
A person who uncritically or habitually conforms to the customs, rules, or styles of a group.
adj.
Marked by conformity or convention: "Underneath the image, teenagers today are surprisingly conformist" (Selina S. Guber).

con·form′ism n.

conformism

(kənˈfɔːmɪzəm)
n
the tendency to adopt the attitudes, behaviour, dress, etc, of the group to which one belongs

conformism

the act or practice of conforming, as to social convention, religious orthodoxy, or established political belief, — conformist, n., adj.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conformism - orthodoxy in thoughts and belief
orthodoxy - a belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards
conventionality - conformity with conventional thought and behavior
legalism - strict conformity to the letter of the law rather than its spirit
nonconformance, nonconformism, nonconformity - a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs
Translations
konformismi
konformizam

conformism

[kənˈfɔːmɪzəm] Nconformismo m

conformism

nKonformismus m
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Questions are taboo and, unsurprisingly, children are lulled into a world of conformism where they lap up whatever they are told.
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As the dust settled down, the exuberance of catering to a working class-inspired avant-garde sentiment was gradually replaced by conformism to the regimented and strictured proforma of a Stalinist order.
It displays an abject lack of self-respect and mindless conformism if you are prepared to be made to feel horribly uncomfortable at the whim of hidebound fools.
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But the real threat, I think, is conformism and cowardice.
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For Arendt, modern equality is antithetical to freedom and is the equivalent of conformism to a despotic regime.