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Definition of Conformity

Conformity

  1. Correspondence in form, manner, or character; resemblance; agreement; congruity; -- followed by to, with, or between.
  2. Compliance with the usages of the Established Church.

Conformity Quotations

When the Internet first came into public use, it was hailed as a liberation from conformity, a floating world ruled by passion, creativity, innovation and freedom of information. When it was hijacked first by advertising and then by commerce, it seemed like it had been fully co-opted and brought into line with human greed and ambition.
Neil Strauss

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy

The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.
Jim Hightower

Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
Barry Goldwater

If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
H. P. Lovecraft
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Conformity Translations

conformity in Spanish is conformidad
conformity in Swedish is likhet
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