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English noun: conformity

1. conformity (attribute) correspondence in form or appearance


Synonymsconformance


Broader (hypernym)agreement, correspondence


Narrower (hyponym)justness, nicety, normality, rightness

2. conformity (act) acting according to certain accepted standards


SamplesTheir financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices.


Synonymsabidance, compliance, conformation


Broader (hypernym)cooperation


Narrower (hyponym)formality, honoring, keeping, line, observance


Antonymsdisobedience, noncompliance, nonconformance, nonconformity

3. conformity (cognition) orthodoxy in thoughts and belief


Synonymsconformism


Broader (hypernym)orthodoxy


Narrower (hyponym)conventionality, legalism


Antonymsnonconformance, nonconformism, nonconformity

4. conformity (communication) concurrence of opinion


SamplesWe are in accord with your proposal.


Synonymsaccord, accordance


Broader (hypernym)agreement

5. conformity (attribute) hardened conventionality


Synonymsossification


Broader (hypernym)convention, conventionalism, conventionality









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