conventionality


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  • noun

Synonyms for conventionality

conformity with conventional thought and behavior

unoriginality as a result of being too conventional

Related Words

orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional

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However, conventionality seems to be a matter of degree and subjective judgement, which is emphasized in corpus-based studies.
This remarkable system turned driving into gliding and was a whole new experience in a UK market bound by conventionality.
So you have that kind of initial conventionality that is combined with this incredibly bizarre, funny behavior.
It's when Solomon turns to his own life after hundreds of pages of publicizing the diverse, disabled, and combative lives of others that his unreconstructed conventionality emerges most obviously--and his cowardice.
Elvis's brand of Southern rock and roll helped blow away post-war austerity and freed a generation from stifling 50s conventionality.
It is as though it is an ode of joy to the human spirit that breaks loose from the constraining fetters of conventionality to freedom to become self-assured and complete--happy in one's skin, as it has been put.
He discusses the disguised ruler on the Elizabethan stage, The Malcontent: a play in two forms; conventionality in disguise in Measure for Measure; law, morality, and the medievalism of disguise in The Phoenix and The Fawn; and disguised ruler afterlives: the specter of terrorism.
He also praised Sheikh Mubarak's part in the development of the agency's work and its conventionality, using the highest level of technology.
Shunning conventionality, the Qashqai does its own thing in the marketplace, offering the motorist a totally different take on everyday compact car motoring.
As President Theodore Roosevelt observed, "We must strike out for ourselves, we must work according to our own ideas, and we must free ourselves from the shackles of conventionality before we can do anything.
A blend of novelty and conventionality, The Fall of the Roman Empire stands as a genuine attempt to redefine in more secular and cerebral terms the genre of epic films.
Majid, who is based on the author's memories of her father, moves frequently from one continent to another, choosing to reject conventionality for a life of crime.
Majid, who is based on the author's memories of her father, moves from one continent to another, choosing to reject conventionality for a life of crime.
Astutely, O'Leary refers to the Buddhist tradition as a source of ideas that can enlighten and broaden Christian theology on various points: truth, sacrifice, pardon, conventionality of religion, religious experience, apophatic theology, and christological perspectives (see chap.
I've known many women who eschewed happiness because of their fear, compromised their integrity in favor of conventionality.