Definition of Conformist

1. Noun. Someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters).

Category relationships: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Generic synonyms: Conservative, Conservativist
Derivative terms: Conform, Conformism
Antonyms: Nonconformist



2. Adjective. Marked by convention and conformity to customs or rules or styles. "Underneath the radical image teenagers are surprisingly conformist"
Antonyms: Nonconformist

3. Adjective. Adhering to established customs or doctrines (especially in religion).
Exact synonyms: Conforming
Category relationships: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Similar to: Orthodox

Definition of Conformist

1. n. One who conforms or complies; esp., one who conforms to the Church of England, or to the Established Church, as distinguished from a dissenter or nonconformist.

Definition of Conformist

1. Proper noun. (religion) In English history, people whose religious practices conformed with the requirements of the Act of Uniformity and so were in concert with the Established Church, the Church of England -- as opposed to those of Nonconformists whose practices were not acceptable to the Church of England. ¹

2. Noun. someone who conforms ¹

3. Adjective. conforming to established customs etc ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conformist

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Literary usage of Conformist

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1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1850)
"PATRICK'S Friendly Debate between a conformist and a Non-conformist, p. ... Non-conformist. Say what you will, your Preachers never had such a seal to their ..."

2. History of the Huguenot Emigration to America by Charles Washington Baird (1885)
"The French congregation of Bristol, like that chap-I of Plymouth, was a " conformist " congregation. 1687. ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"English non-conformist; b. at Wolston (22 msw of Leicester), Warwickshire, Oct. 10, 1599; d. at Isleworth (11 msw of London), Middlesex, Dec. 25, 1683. ..."

4. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"How he AD1584. interceded to qualify the archbishop for a semi-non — conformist, we learn from his following letter k: " It may please your grace to ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1885)
"The project for delivering non-conformist lectures in university towns, under the joint auspices of the Baptist and Congregational Unions, had not, so far, ..."

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