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Related to conservativist: conservationist
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conservativist - a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideasconservativist - a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
capitalist - a conservative advocate of capitalism
conformist - someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)
fuddy-duddy - a conservative who is old-fashioned or dull in attitude or appearance; "you may accuse me of being and old fuddy-duddy trying to stop young people having fun"
hardliner - a conservative who is uncompromising
minimalist - a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
mossback - an extremely old-fashioned conservative
neocon, neoconservative - a conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism
extreme right-winger, reactionary, ultraconservative - an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism
rightist, right-winger - a member of a right wing political party
square toes, square - a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views
diehard, traditionalist - one who adheres to traditional views
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After a presentation of the standard version of the radical skeptic's challenge, both in its barest and its more refined form, three antiskeptical responses, and their respective commitments, are identified: the Dogmatist response, the Conservativist response and the Dretskean response.

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