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conformity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of conformity

  1. 1 a state of consistency <the simple lifestyle of the Amish is in conformity with their ascetic religious beliefs> Synonyms accord, accordance, agreement, conformance, congruence, congruency, congruity, consonance, harmony, tune Related Words compatibility; assimilation, integration; oneness, solidarity, togetherness; affinity, empathy, sympathy Near Antonyms contrast, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, diverseness, diversity, unlikeness; deviance, divergence; discord, discordance, dissension (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, disunity, friction, strife; variability, variance; incompatibility Antonyms conflict, disagreement, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness

  2. 2 the action of following a custom, rule, or law <a rebellious artist who has never shown any interest in conformity to social custom> Synonyms abidance, adherence, compliance, conformance, observance, keeping, obedience, observationRelated Words deference, honor, regard, respect, upholding; accession, acquiescence, submission, surrender; attendance, attention, heed, noticeNear Antonyms brush-off, disregard, ignoring; delinquency, dereliction, forgetting, neglect, overlooking; offense (or offence), sin, wrong; challenge, defiance, flouting, rebellionAntonyms breach, contravention, infraction, infringement, nonobservance, transgression, trespass, violation

  3. 3 the following of a custom, rule, or law <a small community that still expected conformity to traditional gender roles> Synonyms abidance, adherence, compliance, conformance, observance, keeping, obedience, observationRelated Words deference, honor, regard, respect, upholding; accession, acquiescence, submission, surrender; attendance, attention, heed, noticeNear Antonyms brush-off, disregard, ignoring; delinquency, dereliction, forgetting, neglect, overlooking; offense (or offence), sin, wrong; challenge, defiance, flouting, rebellionAntonyms breach, contravention, infraction, infringement, nonobservance, transgression, trespass, violation





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