con·​form·​able | \kən-ˈfȯr-mə-bəl \

Definition of conformable 

1 : corresponding or consistent in form or character conduct conformable to their principles

2 : submissive, compliant be patient and conformable to my directions— Sir Walter Scott

3 : following in unbroken sequence used of geologic strata formed under uniform conditions

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conformably \ kən-​ˈfȯr-​mə-​blē \ adverb

Examples of conformable in a Sentence

one of the more conformable inmates in a prison that's filled with unruly ones

First Known Use of conformable

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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