If all your friends wear jeans to school and you wear checkered slacks, you could say you reject conformity — doing the same thing as everyone else.

  • Pronunciation: /kənˈfɔːmɪti/
  • English Description: behaviour that obeys the accepted rules of society or a group, and is the same as that of most other people
  • Chinese Translation: 相似(Xiang1 Si4)
  • Spanish Translation: Conformidad
  • STORY: Conformity usually refers to people's behavior or looks, but it can also be used to describe something that matches the form of something else — for example, a one-story house built in conformity to the low-slung buildings that surround it. It's common for conformity to follow the word in.


  • Fifth, the church of sustainability seeks converts, encouragesconformity to orthodoxy and regards rival interpretations of reality as heretical impediments to salvation. Washington Post Apr 15, 2015

  • Even as it continues to enforce conformity of coverage at home, it criticizes conformity abroad.

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