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School is very conformist, and one of the very first conforming that goes on in preschool and kindergarten is gender.
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Meaning of "conformist" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONFORMIST

conformist  [kənˈfɔːmɪst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONFORMIST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Conformist can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONFORMIST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Conformist

In English history, Conformists were those whose religious practices conformed with the requirements of the Act of Uniformity and so were in concert with the Established Church, the Church of England, as opposed to those of Nonconformists whose practices were not acceptable to the Church of England. In 1662 ministers had to sign the Act of Uniformity to use the Book of Common Prayer. Virtually the only church in the UK that is still truly "Conformist" in this sense is the Church of England.

Definition of conformist in the English dictionary

The first definition of conformist in the dictionary is a person who adopts the attitudes, behaviour, dress, etc of the group to which he belongs. Other definition of conformist is a person who complies with the practices of an established church, esp the Church of England. Conformist is also of a conforming nature or character.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONFORMIST


alarmist
əˈlɑːmɪst
alchemist
ˈælkəmɪst
chemist
ˈkɛmɪst
chloroformist
ˈklɔːrəˌfɔːmɪst
columnist
ˈkɒləmɪst
economist
ɪˈkɒnəmɪst
exonumist
ˌɛksəʊˈnjuːmɪst
extremist
ɪkˈstriːmɪst
Islamist
ˈɪzləmɪst
mist
mɪst
nonconformist
ˌnɒnkənˈfɔːmɪst
optimist
ˈɒptɪmɪst
panspermist
pænˈspɜːmɪst
plumist
ˈpluːmɪst
promised
ˈprɒmɪst
psalmist
ˈsɑːmɪst
reformist
rɪˈfɔːmɪst
taxidermist
ˈtæksɪdɜːmɪst
timist
ˈtiːmɪst
transformist
trænsˈfɔːmɪst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONFORMIST

conform
conformability
conformable
conformableness
conformably
conformal
conformance
conformation
conformational
conformational analysis
conformer
conformingly
conformism
conformities
conformity
confound
confoundable
confounded
confoundedly
confounder

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONFORMIST

agronomist
anatomist
animist
autonomist
bigamist
biochemist
ceramist
demist
dispensing chemist
ergonomist
geochemist
home economist
love-in-a-mist
pessimist
phlebotomist
polygamist
red mist
Soroptimist
taxonomist
warmist

Synonyms and antonyms of conformist in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONFORMIST»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «conformist» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of conformist

Translation of «conformist» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONFORMIST

Find out the translation of conformist to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of conformist from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «conformist» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

循规蹈矩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

conformista
570 millions of speakers

English

conformist
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कंफ़मिस्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ممتثل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

конформист
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

conformista
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনুগামী ব্যক্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

conformiste
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Conformist
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Konformist
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コンフォーミスト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

순응
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Conformist
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chủ nghỉa thủ cựu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உறுதிப்பாடும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Conformist
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uyumlu kimse
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

conformista
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

konformista
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

конформіст
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

conformist
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κομφορμιστική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

conformist
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

konformist
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

konforme
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of conformist

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONFORMIST»

The term «conformist» is regularly used and occupies the 83.812 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONFORMIST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about conformist

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONFORMIST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word conformist.
1
Bernardo Bertolucci
The conformist understands that the reason of his desperate look for conformism is that he realises he is different and that he never accepted his difference.
2
Robin Cousins
Ice dance should not be seen as a rigid conformist form of figure skating. There is a great deal of freedom and originality to be had.
3
J. Paul Getty
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or 'get rich' in business by being a conformist.
4
Glenn Greenwald
Even if we're not doing anything wrong, there are certain things we want to do that we don't think can withstand the scrutinizing eye of other people. And those are often the most important things that we do. The things we do when other people are watching are things that are conformist, obedient, normal, and unnotable.
5
Ricky Martin
I think religion is a bunch of hooey, and I think that the holidays are an opportunity for people to get stressed out, getting their rush to shop. It's so conformist.
6
Karel Reisz
The British cinema had been very dull and conformist.
7
Anne Roiphe
I think that certainly the artists of the '40s, '50s and '60s were fighting a very conformist society, which didn't give them enough space to live or create, and they were bucking all kinds of spoken and unspoken rules.
8
Georges Rouault
I am a believer and a conformist.
9
Dan Savage
School is very conformist, and one of the very first conforming that goes on in preschool and kindergarten is gender.
10
Donald Tusk
Communism was something so hideous that you had to be an exceptional conformist or a fool not to see the evil around you.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONFORMIST»

Discover the use of conformist in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to conformist and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Conformist
Secrecy and Silence are second nature to Marcello Clerici, the hero of The Conformist, a book which made Alberto Moravia one of the world's most read postwar writers.
Alberto Moravia, 2011
2
Oscar Wilde: The Works of a Conformist Rebel
Professor Kohl's aim is to gain fresh insight into his literary and critical œuvre of Oscar Wilde.
Norbert Kohl, 2011
3
The Miraculous Conformist: Valentine Greatrakes, the Body ...
Tells the compelling story of Irish healer Valentine Greatrakes and outlines his place in the history of seventeenth-century Britain.
Peter Elmer, 2013
4
The Woman of Rome
Within this story of passion and betrayal, Moravia calmly strips away the pride and arrogance hiding the corrupt heart of Italian Fascism. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Alberto Moravia, 2011
5
Recycled Culture in Contemporary Art and Film: The Uses of ...
The. Conformist. The new style of cultural production is not limited to American works. Practices in other countries, especially in societies strongly influenced by U.S. economic or cultural presence, show a similar significant shift in style ...
Vera Dika, 2003
6
Reconstructing Woody: Art, Love, and Life in the Films of ...
As one of these authorities, psychiatrist Bruno Bettelheim, observes of Zelig, "he was the ultimate conformist." A conformist is one who adopts the opinions of others or changes his behavior or habits to resemble theirs. Literally, a conformist  ...
Mary P. Nichols, 2000
7
Outside Rules: Short Stories About Non-Conformist Youth
For use in schools and libraries only. The 14 superbly readable stories in Outside Rules go to the heart of every teenager who has ever felt uncool.
Claire Robson, 2007
8
The Science of Public Policy: Policy analysis
16. RATIONAL-CHOICE. MODELS. OF. POLITICAL. BEHAVIOR. VS. FUNCTIONALIST. AND. CONFORMIST. THEORIES. John C. Harsanyi From World Politics 21 (1969): 513 38 I. Introduction After a virtual neglect for several decades, in the ...
Tadao Miyakawa, 1999
9
Handbook on the Economics of Happiness
This definition makes it natural to explain personal conformist preferences of agent A as resting upon a hierarchy of mutual beliefs, within which any layer of beliefs of each party is justified by a higher-order layer of beliefs.8 Since conformist ...
L. Bruni, Luigino Bruni, Pier Luigi Porta, 2007
10
Farewell Sermons: From Non-Conformist Ministers Ejected from ...
There is a calmness, and unction and a lack of invective. Great though their sorrow was for their flocks and for their nation, they had a message to preach which was more than equal to the strain of the crisis.
‎2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONFORMIST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term conformist is used in the context of the following news items.
1
How Bureaucrats Are Ruining School
Teresa Buchanan, Rafe Esquith, and Jordan Parmenter have something in common: they are all non-conformist teachers who were removed ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
2
Mike Leigh on David Halliwell: 'He's one of the great writers who …
... Ingham and the lumbering, loquacious Nipple in a struggle against the so-called conformist “eunarchy”. “Our first goal,” he tells his underlings ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Chris Crofton, Advice King: Should I Become a Comedian?
The diplomas on their walls, the credit cards in their pockets and the perfect teeth in their mouths are all tributes to their conformist existence**. «Nashville Scene, Jul 15»
4
History is Fast Approaching
It would be far easier, safer and conformist for me to write something like: 'the market will most likely sustain a correction of around 20% in the ... «Daily Reckoning - Australian Edition, Jul 15»
5
Asian Film Festival of Dallas announces some of its lineup
Such is the case with this thriller about two Korean-American cousins, one of whom wants to shed his more conservative, conformist personality ... «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Jul 15»
6
Abdullah Hussain: alive in his vision
Both Hyder and Hussain were torchbearers of the modern, non-conformist sensibilities in contemporary Urdu literature. Hyder weaved the ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
7
All about image
... determined posture is nothing more than a facade that hides an opportunist, conformist individual who is overly sensitive to her public image. «Israel Hayom, Jul 15»
8
'Among the Ten Thousand Things,' by Julia Pierpont
... villain, Peter Keating — not because Simon is a conformist and a social climber but because of how they both feel about their mothers. «New York Times, Jul 15»
9
Star of “Jimmy's Hall” talks about Irishman deported from Ireland …
The answer is you're left with a conformist backwater that's duller than a wet Wednesday in Co. Fermanagh. “The up side of that is that people ... «IrishCentral, Jul 15»
10
Would all the self-congratulatory dads please shut up?
... gets him onto the women's pages of the press, where unthinkingly conformist male role models are bread to balance the butter of the equally ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Conformist [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/conformist>. Aug 2020 ».
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