Definition of conformity
- her conformity with the latest fashions
- conformity to social custom
- conformity with the federal law and state insurance codes
The corporate culture demands a certain conformity of appearance.
the simple lifestyle of the Amish is in conformity with their ascetic religious beliefs
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: 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
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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