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  • noun

Synonyms for conservatism

a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes

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After Herder, the organicist school developed in two directions, one that was conservatist and statist in the Hegelian mode, and the other, liberal and pluralistic and definitely opposed to the Hegelian view of sovereignty.
The nouveau European conservatists, immaculately dressed in Armani suits, no longer need to rely upon a black jack-boot mentality to win votes; their ears, eyes and smile say it all.