Armed with new research (PDF), proponents are challenging that conventional wisdom.
Energy saving technologies and hybrid cars may cost more than conventional ones to purchase.
At the beginning of 2011, the conventional wisdom was that when the dust settled, Romney would win the GOP nomination.
They also feel intimidated by all the technology that purveyors of conventional wisdom claim patients are demanding.
It will be two independent nations fighting, armed with conventional weapons and no shortage of bad blood between them.
I remember very well your attitude to life, this conventional surface of it.
Eulogies on the dead are, therefore, conventional falsehoods.
It was a rough part of the City, still, those who lived there were conventional in their costume.
That which is artistic is the highest form of conventional refinement.
It began without any conventional formalities, and the very first words blanched a cheek already pale.
late 15c., "of the nature of an agreement," from Late Latin conventionalis "pertaining to convention or agreement," from Latin conventionem (see convention). Meaning "of the nature of a convention" is from 1812, now rare; "established by social convention" is from 1761; that of "following tradition" is from 1831; that of "non-nuclear" is from 1955. Realted: Conventionality; conventionally.