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conformism (kənˈfɔːmɪzəm) 



  1. the tendency to adopt the attitudes, behaviour, dress, etc, of the group to which one belongs   ⇒ a country where conformism is the norm

Example Sentences Including 'conformism'

All this grim, cynical talk seems to fit the Brock legend, what with his lyrics often discussing death, God, addiction and conformism.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
Giving in to them would mean allowing ten-year-olds, with their brutal conformism , to win over an adult's creative projects.
Gwyneth Lewis SUNBATHING IN THE RAIN (2002)
He is an enemy to the primness and conformism which parades itself nowadays as lifestyle.
The Australian (2004)
In an age, and indeed a country, where conformism is the norm, Father Foster - from Milwaukee - stands out as a true character.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
It is a profoundly conservative reaction to the uncertainties of change that has bred the new conformism of a new generation of Peter Pans.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Questioning the new conformism ', in central London on Friday 11 March 2005 (see http: / /www.
Spiked (2005)
Revolution in the streets was replaced by the plague of conformism , infecting even the student population.
Adair, Tom (Intro) Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories


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