Definition of conformism in US English:



  • See conformist

    • ‘Multiculturalism can be invoked by minority groups to attack the conformism and conservatism of the larger society, and to pressure it to accept the new realities of openness and pluralism.’
    • ‘When I went back to university as an adult student, (though far from ‘old’), I was shocked by the conformism and lack of social consciousness of young people.’
    • ‘If you have an ardent desire for the Lord you will steer clear of the mediocrity and conformism so widespread in our society.’
    • ‘It's one of those untransportable American plays that, in rejecting social conformism and political correctness, ends up celebrating anything dysfunctional.’
    • ‘Authentic existence is a breaking free from the conformism and conventions of the everyday that we are thrown into.’