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  Definition of conservative
  1. a person who has conservative ideas or opinions
  2. conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality"
  3. resistant to change
  4. unimaginatively conventional; "a colorful character in the buttoned-down, dull-gray world of business"- Newsweek
  5. avoiding excess; "a conservative estimate"
  6. opposed to liberal reforms
Similar Words: conservativist, bourgeois, materialistic, button-down, buttoned-down, cautious

 

See Also: orthodox, right

 

Hyponyms: capitalist, conformist, hardliner, minimalist, mossback, neoconservative, neocon, reactionary, ultraconservative, extreme right-winger, rightist, right-winger, square, square toes, traditionalist, diehard

 

Attributes: political orientation, ideology, political theory

 

Anagrams: evisceration, conservation, conversation

 

 
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