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conventionality


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conventionality  \Con*ven`tion*al"i*ty\,  n.;  pl 
  {Conventionalities}. 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conventionality 
  n  1:  conformity  with  conventional  thought  and  behavior 
  2:  unoriginality  as  a  result  of  being  too  conventional  [ant:  {unconventionality}] 
  3:  orthodoxy  as  a  consequence  of  being  conventional  [syn:  {convention}, 
  {conventionalism}]  [ant:  {unconventionality}] 




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