Definition of conformity
2 : an act or instance of conforming <her conformity with the latest fashions>
3 : action in accordance with some specified standard or authority <conformity to social custom> <conformity with the federal law and state insurance codes>
Examples of conformity in a sentence
The corporate culture demands a certain conformity of appearance.
<the simple lifestyle of the Amish is in conformity with their ascetic religious beliefs>
First Known Use of conformity
CONFORMITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conformity for English Language Learners
: behavior that is the same as the behavior of most other people in a society, group, etc.
: the fact or state of agreeing with or obeying something
CONFORMITY Defined for Kids
Definition of conformity for Students
1 : agreement in form, manner, or character <The uniforms ensure conformity in dress.>
2 : action in accordance with some standard or authority <conformity to rules of etiquette>
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