conservative

(redirected from Conservatives)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • all
  • adj
  • noun

Synonyms for conservative

Synonyms for conservative

strongly favoring retention of the existing order

kept within sensible limits

clinging to obsolete ideas

able to preserve

one who strongly favors retention of the existing order

Synonyms for conservative

a member of a Conservative Party

Related Words

resistant to change

Related Words

Antonyms

having social or political views favoring conservatism

Related Words

avoiding excess

Synonyms

Related Words

unimaginatively conventional

conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class

References in periodicals archive ?
Markwayne Mullin is a true conservative and the type of individual we need to fight for us in Washington," said Shaun McCutcheon, Chairman of Conservative Action Fund.
Some conservatives accuse libertarians of treating all shared values or conventions with contempt.
Perhaps she thinks it'll be increasingly hard to find young conservatives in town after '06.
If we concede that many of the 50 percent of Americans who don't attend regular religious services (and even some who do) fall into the category of "cultural Christian" (that is, more liberal individuals who maintain a Christian identity but don't truly believe most Christian doctrine), and if we also concede that devout religious conservatives derive huge benefits (in terms of legitimacy and authority) by sharing the Christian identity with 90 percent of the U.
To my utter surprise, I found myself lined up with the conservatives.
Robinson's book--a very succinct 162 pages--is written in three chapters reviewing the work of these four conservative authors.
According to Press, religious conservatives believe that God put President Bush in the White House to deal with guns, gays and abortion, and that anyone who doesn't agree is on the road to perdition.
In the West, many social conservatives won in 2006 by enormous figures--sometimes in the tens of thousands of votes.
In December, he told a gathering of young conservatives, "Had I known then what I know now, I would not have undertaken that work.
In an attempt to resolve this conundrum, many progressives are reading What's the Matter with Kansas: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America by journalist and cultural historian Thomas Frank.
Still, "in 2004 there is simply no acceptable reason for conservatives to remain in the closet," Gunderson says.
A coalition of 11 churches in New Westminster, ACiNW said that the primates' mention of "adequate provision for episcopal oversight of dissenting minorities" supports their call for an alternate bishop for conservatives in their diocese.
He wrote, not of conservatism, but of the conservatives.
Never mind the unconventional--the National Marriage Project and cultural conservatives in general want to see everyone (every heterosexual, anyway) married.
Full browser ?