conventionalist

conventional

[kuhn-ven-shuh-nl]
adjective
1.
conforming or adhering to accepted standards, as of conduct or taste: conventional behavior.
2.
pertaining to convention or general agreement; established by general consent or accepted usage; arbitrarily determined: conventional symbols.
3.
ordinary rather than different or original: conventional phraseology.
4.
not using, making, or involving nuclear weapons or energy; nonnuclear: conventional warfare.
5.
Art.
a.
in accordance with an accepted manner, model, or tradition.
b.
(of figurative art) represented in a generalized or simplified manner.
6.
of or pertaining to a convention, agreement, or compact.
7.
Law. resting on consent, express or implied.
8.
of or pertaining to a convention or assembly.

Origin:
1575–85; < Late Latin conventiōnālis. See convention, -al1

conventionalist, noun
conventionally, adverb
anticonventional, adjective
anticonventionally, adverb
anticonventionalist, noun, adjective
nonconventional, adjective
nonconventionally, adverb
quasi-conventional, adjective
quasi-conventionally, adverb
semiconventional, adjective
semiconventionally, adverb


1. See formal1. 2. usual, habitual, customary.
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conventional (kənˈvɛnʃənəl)
 
adj
1.  following the accepted customs and proprieties, esp in a way that lacks originality: conventional habits
2.  established by accepted usage or general agreement
3.  of or relating to a convention or assembly
4.  law based upon the agreement or consent of parties
5.  arts represented in a simplified or generalized way; conventionalized
6.  (of weapons, warfare, etc) not nuclear
 
n
7.  bridge another word for convention
 
con'ventionally
 
adv

conventionalism (kənˈvɛnʃənəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
1.  advocacy of or conformity to that which is established
2.  something conventional
3.  philosophy a theory that moral principles are not enshrined in the nature of things but merely reflect customary practice
4.  philosophy the theory that meaning is a matter of convention and thus that scientific laws merely reflect such general linguistic agreement
 
conventionalist
 
n

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conventional
1580s, "of the nature of an agreement," from L. conventionalis "pertaining to convention or agreement," from 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: Conventionally.
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