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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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What we reject with vehemence is any assault on these libertarian values that seek to constrain our liberal spaces, constrict freethinking, and circumscribe non- conformism that is the essence of the renewal and rejuvenation of the great human experiment.
What we reject with vehemence, is any assault on these libertarian values that seek to constrain our liberal spaces, constrict freethinking, and circumscribe non- conformism that is the essence of the renewal and rejuvenation of the great human experiment," he added.
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