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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

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resistant to change

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having social or political views favoring conservatism

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avoiding excess

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unimaginatively conventional

conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class

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Let's just say the way this [gay] marriage debate is playing out on the Fox News Channel isn't exactly music to my ears," writes "Mark," who works on Capitol Hill for a conservative congressman from the South.
Three well-known conservative primates, Peter Akinola of Nigeria, Yong Ping Chung of Southeast Asia and Emmanuel Kolini of Rwanda, issued a short statement saying they are "grateful to God for hearing, the prayers and cries of his praying people to preserve both the truth and the unity of the Anglican Communion.
One arrives at one's own conservatism by following the intimations of older conservative minds, following unto a moment of recognition and self-discovery.
Alterman lays out in convincing detail how conservatives, not liberals, dominate the field of punditry in television, print, radio, the Internet, and the think tanks.
Moreover, almost every one of these militant, conservative Catholic protesters is pacifist.
In the past few years, the IRS has audited small defined benefit plans and denied contribution deductions based on the claimed unreasonableness of conservative actuarial assumptions.
The great strength of conservative ideas is not the lip service they are paid by professional pols and corporate hacks, but their appeal to ordinary Americans.
com brings Internet users, conservative public policy organizations, congressional staff and political activists together under the broad umbrella of conservative thoughts, ideas and actions.
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But while the newly elected Democrats include several relatively libertarian supporters of the Second Amendment, even their most conservative members, such as Pennsylvania's senator-elect Bob Casey Jr.
carrying off a small band of conservatives, and liberals who had only recently become enthusiastic about the party heading to some other structure.
Some of these choices are "crunchy," some are conservative, and some defy labels altogether.
The conservative movement has a healthy skepticism of governmental power, but at times, unfortunately, that healthy skepticism needs to yield," pontificated Dinh.
It's widely assumed that "intelligent design" (ID) is a top priority of the conservative movement, but there is one problem with that scenario: Conservatives keep speaking out against it.
Conservative leader Stephen Harper began to talk about bringing the government down.