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  Definition of conventional
  1. following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"
  2. unimaginative and conformist; "conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes"
  3. (weapons) using non-nuclear energy for propulsion or destruction; "conventional warfare"; "conventional weapons"
  4. in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past; "a conventional church wedding with the bride in traditional white"; "the conventional handshake"
  5. rigidly formal or bound by convention; "their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt"
  6. conforming with accepted standards; "a conventional view of the world"
  7. represented in simplified or symbolic form
Similar Words: ceremonious, established, formal, schematic

 

See Also: formal, unoriginal

 

Attributes: conventionality, convention, conventionalism

 

Anagrams: conciliative

 

 
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