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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conservatism  \Con*serv"a*tism\,  n.  [For  conservatism.] 
  The  disposition  and  tendency  to  preserve  what  is  established; 
  opposition  to  change;  the  habit  of  mind;  or  conduct,  of  a 
  conservative. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conservatism 
  n  :  a  political  orientation  advocating  the  preservation  of  the 
  best  in  society  and  opposing  radical  changes 




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