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generally approved or agreed upon

conforming to established practice or standards

fond of or given to ceremony

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following accepted customs and proprieties

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conforming with accepted standards

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(weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy

unimaginative and conformist

represented in simplified or symbolic form

in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past

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rigidly formal or bound by convention

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Third, it is this hierarchical logic that enables the Campus Conventionalists to see attacks on HU's traditional Black system from every direction.
We do not, in fact, live in a common law constitutionalist or a conventionalist nation, although some distinguished and eminent lawyers who have worked in the Solicitor General's office may be under the mistaken impression that we do.
Let us now apply our conventionalist framework to the effect that nanotechnology may have on privacy.
C extends the conventionalist justification beyond the text itself to the Framers' intentions and precedent.
Conventionalist rhetoric has traditionally avoided addressing the possibility that the evidence for psi, while not "conclusive," might be such that the probability of psi's existence is high.
According to a conventionalist view of morality, it does appear that conformity to the dictates of one's group is a part of the agreement entered into whenever we decide to become members of a group.
For an explanation of the conventionalist constitutional theory I endorse, see Dripps, Akhil Amar on Criminal Procedure and Constitutional Law: "Here I Go Down that Wrong Road Again," 74 N.
Defying the many passages that illustrate Nietzsche's conventionalist, instrumentalist, and fictionalist anti-realism, Babich insists upon his "hyperrealism.
16) Hence it is not surprising that despite the frequent descriptions of Friedman as an instrumentalist, others describe him instead as a conventionalist, a falsificationist or a verificationist (see Stanley |1985~), while in their masterly discussion of Friedman's methodology Hirsch and de Marchi consider him a Deweyite pragmatist.
The incompatibility of the United Nations' goals and conventionalist ethical relativism, Loretta M.
The important (non-whimsical) motivation of my stance is not pettily conventionalist (me lamely accepting "the power" of any socially given frame), but broadly functionalist (me realizing that the frame of fiction is a culturally acquired institution that has the function of playfully extending the range of things imaginable and publishable, on which see Schaeffer Pourquoi la fiction?
A New Conventionalist Theory of Promising, ERIN TAYLOR
The issue of truth is discussed again, together with the question of whether Wittgenstein became a conventionalist after believing in the Tractatus that truth was only a matter of science.
Feinberg's harm principle can be grounded on a conventionalist account of harm and culpability.
He evaluates the Court's jurisprudence using a conventionalist theory of constitutional interpretation and instrumental concerns, such as proportionate police investigative practices (33) and reliable adjudicatory procedures.