Definition of conventionality in English:



  • See conventional

    • ‘The memorial's organization of form and materials might suggest a kind of natural, earthy, broad-sweeping and open Australianness in contrast to the ceremonious conventionality of old world edifices.’
    • ‘I've imparted to his nature this bit of ill-gotten reliance on commonplace conventionality, and I thus entreat him to explain his motives.’
    • ‘Real commitment is often lacking; the time at university provides an opportunity to engage in harmless extremism before settling down to a life of conventionality.’
    • ‘However, this literature provides numerous examples of the codes that indicate considerable variations in how conventionality and the codes are exhibited by specific individuals or social networks.’
    • ‘I like normality and (despite my rants) I like conventionality.’