adherence to or advocacy of attitudes or practices.
something , as an expression or attitude.
Philosophy. the view that fundamental principles are validated by definition, agreement, or convention.
The bonds of conventionalism were silently dissolving in the rising glow of his poetic nature.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3 Various
In morals he sets up a higher standard than conventionalism.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866 Various
conventionalism is another of the drifts which that Rock has to arrest.
The Book of Isaiah, Volume I (of 2) George Adam Smith
He would have been a subject of some dynasty or a victim of some conventionalism.
Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
conventionalism, precisely because it is a degradation in human character, is a first necessity in ornamentation.
Travels in South Kensington Moncure Daniel Conway
Thomas Hardy, too, has been arraigned for the conventionalism of his plots.
The Author’s Craft Arnold Bennett
There was a time, it is said, when English and American literature seemed to be expiring of conventionalism.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 122, December, 1867 Various
On the other hand it produces some of the worst features of conventionalism.
The Land-War In Ireland (1870) James Godkin
The mirror and black cat I—well, er—to use a conventionalism that comes in rather handy—the mirror and cat—I picked up.
The Sorcery Club Elliott O’Donnell
There is a delightful freedom from conventionalism in the matter of dress.
With Methuen’s Column on an Ambulance Train Ernest N. Bennett
advocacy of or conformity to that which is established
(philosophy) a theory that moral principles are not enshrined in the nature of things but merely reflect customary practice
(philosophy) the theory that meaning is a matter of convention and thus that scientific laws merely reflect such general linguistic agreement
causing convulsions; convulsive. a convulsant agent. adjective producing convulsions noun a drug that produces convulsions convulsant con·vul·sant (kən-vŭl’sənt) adj. Causing or producing convulsions. n. An agent, such as a drug, that causes convulsions.
a luminous edging around the shadow of an observer or the point where his or her shadow would fall, as thrown by the sun upon a cloud or fog bank.
of, for, or belonging to a or corporations: a corporate executive; She considers the new federal subsidy just corporate welfare. forming a corporation. pertaining to a united group, as of persons: the corporate good. united or combined into one. . a bond issued by a corporation. Contemporary Examples That runs so counter to what many […]
something that prevents or counteracts corrosion. Also, anticorrosion. preventing or counteracting corrosion. Historical Examples Full coloured, but less durable and anticorrosive than the preceding. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley