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Definition of Conventionality


  1. The state of being conventional; adherence to social formalities or usages; that which is established by conventional use; one of the customary usages of social life.

Conventionality Quotations

Conventionality is not morality.
Charlotte Bronte

The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality.
Florence Nightingale

Historically, Alaska is a place that has attracted those fed up with conventionality.
Bill O'Reilly

What worse illness can there be than acute conventionality. You should pray every night that you don't wake up with it.
George Weinberg

Here society is reduced to its original elements, the whole fabric of art and conventionality is struck rudely to pieces, and men find themselves suddenly brought back to the wants and resources of their original natures.
Francis Parkman
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