English adjective: conventional
|1.||conventional following accepted customs and proprieties|
She had strayed from the path of conventional behavior.
Conventional forms of address.
|Similar||customary, formulaic, received, stodgy, stuffy|
|See also||formal, unoriginal|
|Attribute||convention, conventionalism, conventionality|
|2.||conventional conforming with accepted standards|
|Samples||A conventional view of the world.|
|3.||conventional (weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy|
|4.||conventional unimaginative and conformist|
|Samples||Conventional bourgeois lives.|
|Similar||button-down, buttoned-down, conservative, square, stereotyped, stereotypic, stereotypical, straight, unimaginative, white-bread|
|5.||conventional represented in simplified or symbolic form|
|Domain category||beaux arts, fine arts|
|6.||conventional in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past|
|Samples||A conventional church wedding with the bride in traditional white.|
The conventional handshake.
|7.||conventional rigidly formal or bound by convention|
|Samples||Their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt.|