Accommodationist



a person who finds it expedient to adapt to the opinions or behavior of the majority of people, especially as a means of economic or political survival.
of, relating to, or characteristic of such a person:
They criticized the senator’s conduct as being accommodationist.
Contemporary Examples

In 2008 his position and perspective were far from accommodationist.
Chuck Hagel Deserves Fair Hearing for Defense-Secretary Post John Avlon December 23, 2012

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  • Accommodative

    tending to ; adaptive. Historical Examples We must place the same claims to the diagnosis of muscular asthenopia as to that of the accommodative form. Schweigger on Squint C. Schweigger The diagnosis of accommodative asthenopia is as a rule confirmed ex juvantibus; this cannot be asserted for the muscular form. Schweigger on Squint C. Schweigger […]



  • Accommodative asthenopia

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  • Accommodator

    a person or thing that . a domestic worker employed on a part-time basis or when needed.



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