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conventional wisdom

noun

Simple Definition of conventional wisdom

  • : opinions or beliefs that are held or accepted by most people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of conventional wisdom

  1. :  the generally accepted belief, opinion, judgment, or prediction about a particular matter

Examples of conventional wisdom in a sentence

  1. Conventional wisdom in Hollywood says that a movie can't succeed unless it stars a famous actor or actress.



1850

First Known Use of conventional wisdom

1850


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