conservative


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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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Abramoff was known for his years of conservative activism and worked primarily with the Republicans.
Perhaps the most prominent example is that of Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant in the Ontario riding of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke.
Yet, Carter has been often criticized by religious conservatives as not being Christian enough.
Robinson reviews the work of four gay, privileged, white, Christian, and conservative authors (Bruce Bawer; Andrew Sullivan, Michelangelo Signorile and Gabriel Rotello) who have largely framed the conservative gay dialogue.
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Markwayne Mullin is one of several candidates that Conservative Action Fund will be helping across the country this year.
Pat Hay, Labour Marilyn Huart, Conservative Marjorie Mary Robinson, South Tyneside Progressives David Wood, Liberal # Joe Abbot, Ind Mary Butler, Labour David Fettis, Conservative Martin Joseph Vaughan, BNP # John Dagg Coe, Conservative John McCabe, Labour Gordon Hall Finch, Ind Ross Huart, Conservative Joseph Stephenson, Liberal Mark Walsh, Labour
In Carey's words, conservatives "believe that shared values, morals, and standards, along with accepted traditions, are necessary for the order and stability of society" and that some restrictions on individual freedom, including censorship, may be needed to preserve this social cohesion.
We joke about the raft of conservative legislative aides that will be looking for work this winter.
In fact, there is some truth to the notion that devout or conservative Christians are the "real" Christians, given that cultural Christians are more likely to urge restraint in interpreting religious doctrine.
Perhaps before the Connecticut primary election, the senator might reveal his liberal or conservative leanings in some new ways.
Do you sense that conservative young people have a much better knowledge of the Catholic faith than more liberal Catholic college students?
He traces the political events of the SBC during three eras of conservative agitation--the 1920s, the 1950s, and 1980s.
A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision has held that an employer's conservative actuarial assumptions used in determining the amount of deductible contributions to an individual defined benefit plan were reasonable.